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Eggsposing Egg Carton Labels

Eggsposing Eggs What Egg Carton Labels Really Mean for You and the Chicken Egg cartons are cluttered with claims about organic, cage-free, free-roaming, vegetarian chickens that produce eggs packed with omega-3s. But does this magical creature really exist or is it just the same old hen in new packaging? And what does the premium you pay really stand for? The …

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Are eggs good for you? 30 Reasons to Eat Eggs

Eggs have gotten a bad rap in the past and unfortunately, many today still believe the wide spread misinformation. Are eggs good for you? Do they cause heart disease? Do they raise cholesterol? Should I avoid them? Depending on who you ask, you may get very different answers to these questions. Many traditional doctors still would answer that eggs increase  …

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Nutrition think eggs

 Nutrition Think EGGS Eggs have been described by nutritionists as nature’s large vitamin pill – a mineral cocktail; they contain many of the essential vitamins and minerals required for a healthy diet.Packed full of goodness; from vitamin A, which is needed for the healthy development of the body’s cells, helping to maintain healthy skin and eye tissue, vitamin B12, which …

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Egg preference reflects personality

person’s favourite way of eating eggs can predict their personality type, their job and even their sex drive, researchers have discovered.Using sophisticated maths and a process known as data mining, scientists have uncovered a statistical relationship between a person’s character, lifestyle and social class and whether they like their eggs boiled, fried, scrambled or as an omelette. The surprising results …

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Empathetic nature of domestic hens

UK study examines empathetic nature of domestic hens A study by the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences is the first to demonstrate that birds possess one of the important attributes that underpins empathy, and is the first study to use both behavioural and physiological methods to measure these traits in birds. Using a well-controlled experimental procedure and making …

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How Fresh Is My Egg?

How fresh is my egg? Hardly any other food in the EU is subject to such strict marketing guidelines as the egg. Eggs may only be offered to the consumer within the 21 days after they first saw the light of day. The “best before” date for fresh hen eggs is exactly 28 days after laying. It’s an egg’s life… …

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Boschveld Indigenous hens

Boschveld Indigenous Free Range Eggs are laid in Bela-Bela (Warmbaths) in the Limpopo Province, South Africa and we supply a wide range of customers in Gauteng and beyond. Our free-range eggs are produced in unspoilt bushveld where our chickens are fed a 100% vegetarian diet with no added hormones or colorants. The chickens are hand fed and the eggs are …