World Egg Day

Worldwide Oct 13, 2017
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Go on, get cracking!

One way to give appreciation to your food is to celebrate them, like you could celebrate the eggs that you eat – may it be scrambles, sunny side up or even poached. Celebrate World Egg Day on October 13 by eating and knowing more information about its nutrient-contents, benefits, and its importance in your life.

History of World Egg Day

World Egg Day was established during the International Egg Commission (IEC) conference in Vienna in 1996 when IEC decided to celebrate World Egg Day every second Friday in October each year.

For spans of time, eggs played a big role in feeding families and people around the world. When it comes to versatility and ever-winning-top-quality protein at an affordable price.  Here are 3 benefits of eggs to your body:

  1. Eggs are Incredibly Nutritious – a single large boiled egg contains: Vitamin A: 6% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), Folate: 5% of the RDA, Vitamin B5: 7% of the RDA, B12: 9% of the RDA and B2: 15% of the RDA, Phosphorus: 9% of the RDA, Selenium: 22% of the RDA, eggs also contain decent amounts of Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Calcium and Zinc.
  2. They are high in cholesterol, but it does not harmfully affect blood cholesterol
  3. Aside from that, they contain Lutein and Zeaxanthin, Antioxidants that have foremost benefits for eye health

So, appreciate what your food gives you because without it, you will not be as strong and healthy as you are right now!

To know more about eggs, visit International Egg Commission.


Before the World Egg Day, a food event will also happen at SMX Convention Center and World Trade Center. Come and visit World Food Expo 2017 on August 2-5, 2017.

 

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