Egg Nutrition

Gemperle eggs are an amazing food packed with nutrition. They are real food, what food should be – nakedly delicious without preservatives and produced without hormones. A single egg has lots of vitamins and minerals—all for only 70 calories. The protein in eggs is the highest-quality natural protein found in any fresh food. Additionally, many nutritionists believe that eggs play and important role in our diet and assist with weight management, muscle strength, healthy pregnancy, brain function, eye health and more. With some Gemperle eggs priced at less than 20 cents each, eggs are an affordable and delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner option.

Below are some links to more egg nutrition facts. Enjoy your educational mind fest!

 

This informative label gives you all the nutritional content of one large egg.
Nutrient-Content-of-1-Large-Egg

Nutrient-Content-of-1-Large-Egg

What are the health benefits of Omega 3 eggs?
There are many health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. Researchers have long known that omega-3s thin the blood and trigger the production of anti-inflammatory compounds in the body. Medical research shows strong evidence that the omega-3s EPA and DHA can help lower triglycerides and blood pressure. There are many research studies concluding that omega-3 fatty acids may help with other conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, depression, reducing birth defects, and preventing degenerative diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.

How much Omega 3 fatty acids are in Eggs?
The amount of omega 3’s in eggs can vary widely between brands. Gemperle Family Farms superior Omega 3 eggs are a great source. Some of our Omega eggs have more than 300mg of Omega 3 fatty acids per egg.

What is the nutritional difference between a regular egg and an Omega 3 egg?
Regular eggs and Omega-3 eggs are an excellent source of protein, vitamin D, iron and B12. The Omega-3 enriched eggs contain omega-3 fatty acids at higher levels while a regular egg contains about 35.

Can eating eggs help the libido?
Yes, according to some dietitians! Eggs are high in the vitamins B5 and B6 which assist in balancing hormones and dealing with stress. Both of these are essential for a healthy libido. “Eggs are high in protein, which is a source of stamina, and they are also low in calories,” says Keri Glassman, registered dietitian and author of The New You (and Improved) Diet. In additions eggs are an excellent source for an amino acid L-arginine, which have proven to be effective in treating some types of heart ailments and erectile dysfunction. So enjoy your eggs and your day. Find out more about other foods that boost the libido.

Why is Protein ( Including eggs) important for breakfast?
Adding protein at your breakfast meal helps the body stabilize blood sugar  and aids in the bodies ability to burn fat. Research data suggests that eating protein for breakfast reduces snacking later in the day of high sugar and high fat foods. It also reduces food cravings and gives the body a feeling of satiety and assisting with appetite control. For more information on the importance of protein for breakfast read the the Winter 2014 Egg Nutrition Center Newsletter.

 Are Egg Gluten Free?
Yes, all eggs are gluten free. If a chicken is feed a grain diet than contains gluten, it is broken down with digestion and not passed into the egg. So if you are gluten intolerant or have celiac disease continue to enjoy your nutritious eggs.

Do egg contain Vitamin D?
Yes, USDA anaylsis revealed that large eggs now contain approximately 41 IU of Vitamin D.

Enjoy Gemperle Eggs today ….you can’t go wrong.

 

Gemperle Egg Nutrition

Gemperle Egg Nutrition