Healthy Habits for Fallbrook & Bonsall Folks – Eggs: A chicken's gift to your health


Last updated 2/3/2022 at 2:56pm

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There are white eggs, brown eggs, free range eggs, organic eggs, vegetarian eggs, processed eggs, vitamin enhanced eggs, omega 3 eggs, and free run eggs; all are full of vitamins and minerals.

Megan Johnson McCullough

Special to the Village News

Eggs are a staple of so many people's diet, and there's good reason since they're packed with nutrients. Chicken eggs are the most common type consumed, but they can be eaten from ducks and geese too. Eggs come in different varieties and can also be scrambled, fried, poached, boiled.... whatever one's preference is. They can also be eaten raw.

A typical egg can be broken down into the following:

· Calories: about 77

· Carbohydrates: 0.72 grams

· Protein: 12. 56 grams

· Fat: 5.3 grams, however, a...

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