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5 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Healthy Fats & Protein)

5) Healthy Fats And Protein Eggs contain high levels of healthy fats and protein. Healthy fats help you feel full and satisfied, whilst protein helps you build muscle. Moreover, eggs contain antioxidants that help decrease the effects of aging and ...

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11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs

Eggs are an incredible source of supplements. An egg contains some solid unsaturated fats and 6 grams of protein. Eggs are additionally a decent source of zeaxanthin, lutein and choline. Lutein and zeaxanthin may secure against loss of vision and ...

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1 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Egg Shell Color)

1) Egg Shell Color The color of an egg shell does not indicate the nutritional value or quality of an egg, but rather the breed of the chicken that laid it. Hens with red feathers produce brown eggs and hens ...

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2 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Turkey)

2) Turkey Turkeys also produce eggs, but people are not likely to find them in a grocery store. These birds require more nesting room, therefore, housing them is less economical.  Furthermore, turkeys have stronger maternal instincts than chickens, therefore, collecting ...

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6 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Blood Spot)

6) Blood Spot The blood spot occasionally observed in an egg comes from the rupture of small blood vessels in the egg yolk. It does not indicate that the egg is unsafe to consume.

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4 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Egg Yolk)

4) Egg Yolk The egg yolk’s color is determined by the diet of a hen. It has nothing to do with the nutritional value of an egg. If you break open your egg to find a dark yellow yolk, the ...

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3 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Bacteria)

3) Bacteria Only 1 of every 20,000 commercially-produced eggs may contain the food-poisoning bacteria Salmonella. Hence, the likelihood that an egg might contain Salmonella is very small. The average customer may encounter a contaminated egg once every 84 years.

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7 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Araucana Chicken)

7) Araucana Chicken The Araucana Chicken is also known as the Easter Egg Chicken because it produces brown, pink, green and naturally blue eggs.

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9 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Eggshells)

9) Eggshells Eggshells are mostly composed of calcium carbonate, which looks white to human eyes, according to The Book of Eggs. However, some eggshells have ultraviolet colors that are not visible to human eyes, but are likely seen by birds.

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8 of 11 Incredible Facts You Did not Know About Eggs (Age-Related Blindness)

8) Age-Related Blindness Eggs contain nutrients that protect your eyes against age-related blindness. The condition is called age-related macular degeneration and is responsible for 50 percent of blindness in the United Kingdom.

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