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Superfoods: Eggs

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A little bit of History:

Eggs have been viewed as symbols of fertility for millennia. Chickens naturally lay less eggs over winter.

Benefits:

Eggs are an excellent source of protein, choline, vitamin B and folic acid levels. The nutrients in eggs also serve to boost your brain function and keep your nervous system in good condition. The lutein protects your eyes against age-related vision loss and cataracts and the niacin content will protect against Alzheimer’s and other forms of cognitive deterioration.

Tips:

  • Store your eggs in the carton to avoid them absorbing other smells in your fridge
  • If you are in need of some homey comfort food, then try making a quiche with leek and onion
  • Make a tasty omelette by cooking your eggs with chopped parsley, diced red onion and green peppers
  • Eggs don’t have to be boring, just poach them in lemon juice or saute with potatoes and salsa

 

Do you have any favourite egg recipe ideas? or other cool tips on this superfood?

 

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