My Love for Free Range Eggs

30 April 2011, Comments 0

Nowadays, more and more people want to lead healthy lives by incorporating lifestyle changes. A shift of eating habits poses significant improvement in a person’s overall wellness and health. For example, a lot of us are now keen in eating organic food. And now, free range eggs are slowly gaining popularity among health-conscious people as foods rich in good vitamins and minerals.

Gone were the days wherein eggs have bad reputation. You see, a lot of people avoid eggs because of certain studies saying that consuming a lot of eggs can affect your health because of their high cholesterol content. According to studies before, if you want to keep your blood pressure at bay, you have to avoid eating eggs. But now, a lot of studies are being published stating how eggs are actually good for your health.

Differentiating store-bought eggs from free range eggs

Speaking of free range eggs, more and more people want to know how they can differentiate free range eggs from store-bought ones. You can do this by cracking the egg and observing the color of the egg yolk and the egg white. A free range egg will have clear egg white and the yolk will have a nice golden yellow color compared to the pale yellow egg yolk of store-bought eggs.

The many benefits of free range eggs

Since hens that are cultured to produce free range eggs are better, they tend to produce healthier eggs that have more nutritional contents compared to store-bought eggs. Several of the vitamins and minerals that you will get from free range eggs include:

–          Vitamin A

–          Vitamin D

–          Omega 3

–          Omega 6

–          Lower levels of fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol

Where to get free range eggs?

"free range eggs"If you want to make sure that you are buying good quality of free range eggs, the best place to get them is from a local farm. I usually get mine from the hometown of my parents since they live near a farmer’s place. Many farms usually raise hens and sell these eggs to their neighbors, so that they too could make a living out of it. By buying from them, you are ensured that you are buying real free range eggs.

Free range eggs can be prepared in however way you want it and take it from me, these eggs are more delicious since they are tastier. You will be able to provide your family with good food every day. So what are you waiting for? Make the switch to free range eggs now.

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