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posted Apr 16, 2019, 1:14 AM by Janene Weinstein
Hard-boiled, dyed and decorated eggs are a beloved Easter tradition, but are you up to speed on your egg expertise?

Don't just decorate eggs this Easter, make sure not to miss out on the opportunity to benefit from the many naturally occurring nutritional benefits found in an egg such as:

• High quality protein
• Excellent source of choline
• Balanced assortment of essential vitamins & minerals
• Highly bioavailable antioxidants lutein & zeaxanthin
• Individual portion sized packaging, only 72 calories per egg offering satiety
• A moderate fat content
• A healthy ratio of mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats to saturated fats
• Easily chewed food
• Easily prepared
• Abundantly available
• Culturally familiar
• Affordable low cost protein
• Extensive storage capacity: 4-5 week shelf life when refrigerated.

For expert nutrition advise & counselling on how all foods can fit into your eating routine & their health benefits, contact Janene Sacks, registered dietician 0825610507