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Nutritional Benefits of Eggs

As part of a healthy balanced diet, eggs provide the body with essential nutrients.

 

Take a look at 5 benefits below!

 

High in Protein

Two eggs provide an average man with half of his daily protein requirement! It is the best form of protein important for muscle growth and maintenance.

 

Calorie Controlled

An average egg contains about 70kcal and 6g protein making it an ideal choice for those watching their weight, or just wanting to eat a healthy diet.

 

High in Vitamin D - the sunshine vitamin

Most Irish people don’t get enough of this important vitamin but 2 eggs give you a third of what you need in a day. Sunny side up please!

 

Rich in Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for nerve function. Two eggs provide you with all you need in a day!

 

Rich in Minerals!

Two eggs provide as much iron as 100g of spinach. They also contain over a third of your daily requirement of selenium and iodine needed for healthy thyroid function and immunity.