World Egg Day

 World Egg Day



World Egg Day falls on the second Friday of October every year, when more than 40 countries around the world celebrate the food marvel that is The Incredible Egg! Versatile, affordable, delicious and nutritious — see how The Incredible Egg offers sustainable nutrition to help feed the world.

    Highlights 

  • ¤ Eggs are one of the best food sources of protein
  • ¤ Egg yolks can provide you with some amount of Vitamin D
  • ¤ Eating eggs every day can benefit you in several ways



Eggs Provide Sustainable Nutrition 


A protein powerhouse and loaded with 13 different vitamins & minerals, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants eggs are a popular breakfast choice not without a reason. Health studies show that eating eggs in breakfast not only makes you feel full for long, it also helps maintain healthy  blood sugar and insulin levels.

Egg contains 13 different vitamins and minerals required by the body and are a rich source of quality protein.

The high nutrient density of eggs enables them to support the body's natural immune system and advanced physical growth.


*Nutritious treat: It can act as an important staple in a well-balanced diet. One large boiled egg has about 77 calories and contains vitamin A, B5, B12, B6, D, E, K and minerals like folate, phosphorus, selenium, calcium, zinc and 6 gm of protein and 5 gm of heart-healthy fat (unsaturated fat).



* Choline richCholine, a water-soluble vitamin is used to build cell membranes and helps produce signalling molecules in the brain. This choline is present in the abundance of about 417 mg in one hard-boiled egg.



* Better eyesightRich in lutein and zeaxanthin, egg yolk acts as a helpful antioxidant that reduces the risk of cataracts and muscular degeneration in the eyes. Eggs are also abundant in vitamin A, an important vitamin required for a clear vision.




 *Storehouse of proteins and amino acids: An egg contains about 6 gm of quality protein which is useful in weight management, increasing muscle mass, lowering blood pressure and helping our bones as well.



* High levels of Omega-3Eggs help improve levels of Omega-3 essential fats that play an active role in the functioning of heart, brain health and protecting eyes.

*Satiety and weight managementThey are relatively low in calories but are a source of high-quality protein providing greater fuel for satisfaction and less hunger.


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