Tuesday, June 24, 2008

53,000 pounds of chicken taken from food bank

The Food Bank of Delaware says thieves have stolen two trailers containing 53,000 pounds of chicken designated for needy families.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Your Heart Needs a Change

Small changes = big differences to your heart

EAT SMART - choose nutritous foods

REPLACE - harmful fats (saturated and trans fats) with healthier fats (unsaturated). Eggs have no trans fat and are low in saturated fat

ACHIEVE - and keep a healthy weight. Eggs contain only 70 calories!

AIM - for 30 to 60 minutes of excercise or physical activity every day

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

What are the Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

1. Lower blood pressure

2. Reduce risk of blood clots and blocked blood vessels

3. Protect against abnormal heart rythms that can cause sudden death

4. Prevents hardening of the arteries

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Flaxseed Helps Hens

Omega-3 eggs are produced by hens fed a diet enriched by flaxseed. Flaxseed is one of the richest plant sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids.

Omega-3 Eggs are a good choice for a healthy heart!

Monday, June 09, 2008

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Needed!

Your body can't make Omega-3 Fatty Acids. You have to get them from the food you eat. Health Canada recommends Omega-3 Fatty Acids in your diet every day!

A serving of 2 Omega-3 Eggs provides 50%-70% of your daily Omega-3 Fatty Acids needed.

Sunday, June 08, 2008

10,000 Hens Suffocated

Authorities in Kosovo say 10,000 hens suffocated in a chicken farm following a power outage. Police say the birds were left airless when a night guard fell asleep and failed to turn on the backup generator when the power went out.

A half dozen eggs weekly is OK!

A recent study shows that healthy adults consume up to 6 eggs per week with NO increased risk of heart disease or stroke over a 20 year followup period.

Saturday, June 07, 2008

Eggs & Cholesterol

Dieticians agree that eggs are a nutritous food and an important part of a healthy diet. Two eggs are considered a serving and Meat and Alternatives according to Canada's Food Guide.

Avoiding nutritious foods such as eggs can do more harm than good. Eggs contain FOURTEEN essential nutrients that your body needs for good health. This includes Vitamins A, D, E and B12.

Recent studies indicate that lack of Vitamin D may play a significant role in Juvenile Diabetes especially in Canada where lack of sun is a problem.