Eggs provide unmatched nutrition. They are an all-natural, clean, and affordable source of high-quality protein. They provide essential vitamins and minerals that are necessary for everyone in every stage of life.

High Quality Protein

Eggs are known as the gold standard for measuring protein quality. They contain 6 grams of high-quality protein with only 70 calories. Foods with high-quality protein help keep you fuller longer and have proven to decrease overall food intake up to 45%. Eggs are known for having a high Biological Value (BV), Protein Efficiency Ratio (PER), Net Protein Utilization (NPU), and Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) which out-ranks beef, chicken, and soy.

Complete Amino Acid Profile

Eggs provide all 9 essential amino acids (EAA) as well as 9 non-essential amino acids. EAAs are necessary for muscle growth and maintenance. Eggs provide more EAA (as a percentage of protein) than any other animal protein.

Egg Yolk

Egg yolks are a major source of vitamins, minerals, and fat. Egg yolk contains fat-soluble vitamin D and they are naturally high in choline. Choline promotes normal cell activity, liver function and the transportation of nutrients throughout the body. The choline in egg yolk contributes to fetal brain development and helps prevent birth defects.

Egg Albumen

Egg albumen is high in protein while providing minimal fat. It is a rich source of riboflavin which helps your body turn food into fuel.

 

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