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Eggs are the perfect food









Egg yolks deliver vitamins A, D, E, K and B12, omega-3 fats, folate and antioxidants. Although eggs offer significant  nutritional benefits, it is   vital to seek out high quality eggs and protect your health from cooking methods that may create toxins in your food.

In the 1960s, media warned eggs increased your cholesterol level and your risk of heart disease.  Now it is known that eating eggs does not    increase cholesterol.

There is a vast nutritional difference between chickens raised in cages  and organic, free-range pastured eggs. You’ll be able to tell if your eggs are free-range or pastured by the colour of the yolk. Hens allowed to   forage in a pasture produce eggs with rich orange coloured yolks, while caged hens produce eggs with pale, anaemic yellow yolks.

Eggs are one of the best nutritional sources of choline available. Choline helps to keep your cell membranes functioning, plays a role in communication in your nervous system and reduces chronic inflammation. Your body uses it to make acetylcholine, used in your brain to store memories. During pregnancy, a woman’s body uses it to prevent birth defects and plays a role in brain development.  Some of the symptoms of low levels are similar to early symptoms of dementia or of menopause, and include memory problems, lethargy and persistent brain fog. Since your body can only synthesize small amounts at a time, it’s necessary to routinely get it from your diet.

Eating your eggs as close to raw as possible ensures the best nutrient value.