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Celebrate National Egg Month!

National Egg Month

May is a perfect month to celebrate the arrival of spring, mothers, and the Incredible Egg!

While eggs are commonly associated with breakfast and protein, many aren’t aware of the nutrient package the whole egg provides. One large egg has varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals, and high-quality protein all for 70 calories. Plus, nutrition research suggests eggs can play a role in weight management, muscle strength, healthy pregnancy, brain function, eye health and more.

From hard-boiled and scrambled to perfectly poached, eggs can be enjoyed in countless ways. So, whip up some eggs as you explore some quick egg nutrition facts:

Author: Rachel Bassler, RDN, CSSD, LDN