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10 Amazing Facts About Egg

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Eggs are good for your eyes. They contain lutein which prevents cataracts and muscle degeneration

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Egg shell and yolk color can vary but have no effect on taste or quality

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Egg yolks are one of the few foods that naturally contain Vitamin D

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Brown eggs are more expensive because the hens that lay them are larger and require more feed

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Duck eggs are higher in fat and better for baking

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Eggs are rich in choline which promotes normal cell activity

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An average hen lays 300 to 325 eggs per year

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It takes a chicken 24 to 26 hours to produce an egg

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As hens age, their eggs become larger

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The word “yolk” derives from an Old English word for “yellow”. Therefore, it is egg white and egg yellow