You Can’t Beat Eggs
Eggs are packed full of goodness providing high quality natural protein and over 11 vitamins and minerals. Eggs are a healthy, natural whole food that can be enjoyed by most people every day of the week. They are an “egg-ceptional” go-to breakfast favourite. Here are six more reasons why “you can’t beat eggs”!
Did you know eggs have 6 grams of high-quality protein? And did you know a protein-packed breakfast helps sustain mental and physical energy throughout the day? That’s good news, especially if you’re a body-building chess champion.
ZERO CARBS NO SUGAR
Eggs contain zero carbs and no sugar. That means you can eat a well-rounded breakfast during the week without feeling round yourself.
VITAMINS AND MINERALS
Eggs are packed with over 11 different essential vitamins and minerals .Seems like a lot but remember – they ARE essential.
Eggs contain both lutein and zeaxanthin, the weirdly named antioxidants which help maintain healthy eyesight
NO GLUTEN? NO PROBLEM
Let’s not forget that eggs are naturally gluten-free. Always have been, always will be. And that’s awesome because there isn’t exactly a glut of gluten-free breakfast options.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Eggs don’t come with a complicated, jam-packed ingredient list because they only contain one ingredient. It’s called “eggs.” And eggs are the least expensive source of high-quality protein.
In a recent NZ Herald article a Scottish dietitian who has carried out extensive research into the health benefits of eggs believes they're such a potent superfood, she eats two to three a day. Read...
A new statement agreed by nutritional experts and the Ministry of Health clears up all the confusion around one of New Zealand’s favourite foods.
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If you’ve ever struggled with trying to chip away at the shell of a freshly hard-boiled egg, here’s a cool new trick. Place the egg inside a small glass, fill with a few cm of cold water, cover the glass with your hand -and shake it quickly (over the sink) a few times.
To really start your day off great, I’ll tell it to you straight… Pop an egg on to your plate!
Eggs are a quick and easy option for a healthy breakfast, from an easy omelette to poached or fried eggs, or perhaps scrambled eggs or boiled with a bit of toast, eggs make you feel fuller for longer, and stay stronger for longer.
Crack into these delicious breakfast recipe ideas our eggsperts have put together, yum!