Both egg whites and egg yolks contain minerals and protein and are rich in nutrients. Its yolks also contain useful cholesterol and fatty acids.
Eggs play a very important role in cooking and because of their special chemicals, they are used as an adhesive in many foods.
As you know, in our Iranian belief, eggs are a sign of fertility, good growth and reproduction, and therefore, they are used as a symbol of prosperity and development in the New Year at the table of Haft-sin.
It is worth mentioning that the egg in other cultures and countries of the world is also a symbol of childbirth and fertility, so that on Easter, Christians also decorate egg and put it on the table.
The nutritional value of eggs
Chicken eggs are a rich and inexpensive source of protein. About half of the protein in this food is in the egg white. It also contains vitamin B2 and fat and cholesterol (less than yolk), selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper.
Egg yolks contain more calories and fat than egg whites. It is also a good source of vitamins A, D, E, K, cholesterol, lecithin and fat-soluble vitamins.
Cholesterol and lecithin, which are fatty substances in egg yolks, are essential for the building and function of the body’s cells. Cholesterol maintains the flexibility and permeability of the body’s cell membranes. It is also one of the components of fats that soften the skin.
Some of today’s eggs contain omega-3 fatty acids. This depends on the nutrition of the chickens and the egg factory and is also listed on the egg box.
Chicken eggs are known to be a rich source of protein that contains all 8 amino acids needed by the body.
In general, eggs contain most of the vitamins your body needs, except vitamin C, which is low in fiber.
Each normal egg contains the following:
- 78 calories
- 6.3 grams of protein
- 5.3 grams of fat
- 1.6 grams of saturated fat
- 212 mg of cholesterol
Eating an egg a day increases children’s height. Research has shown that eating one egg a day may increase height in young children who are malnourished.
Eggs seem to boost babies’ growth and are a cheap way to prevent short stature, researchers say. Inadequate nutrition, along with childhood infections and illness, are major causes of growth retardation.
- Egg properties to improve body function
Eggs are high in nutrients. Two large eggs contain 10 grams of protein and provide the body with the nutrients it needs, with the exception of vitamin C. That’s why when combined with whole fruit juice and bread, it makes a perfect breakfast for you and instantly boosts your body’s dynamism.
2. Reimbursement of iron deficiency
Many people who suffer from iron deficiency experience energy loss and headaches. Iron carries oxygen in the blood and plays a vital role in the body’s immune system, energy production and many other body functions. The iron in egg yolk is a type of iron useful for the body, which is the most digestible type of iron.
In the past, it was said that eggs contained high cholesterol. But new research suggests an inverse relationship between egg consumption and heart disease. Because the type of cholesterol in eggs is different and has a different effect on the body. There are two types of cholesterol: good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL). Egg consumption, even every day, has no effect on bad cholesterol. It also raises good cholesterol in the body, thus reducing the risk of heart disease.
4.Eggs for weight loss
The results of many studies suggest that starting the day with egg yolk can help you lose weight because it makes you feel full. The results showed that people who ate egg yolks at breakfast experienced more weight loss than others.
5.Eggs to improve brain health
Choline is an important nutrient found in eggs, which helps brain growth and health. This combination is also associated with improving memory and accuracy. Choline also plays an important role in brain development in fetuses and infants. Eggs are a good source of choline. Eating two eggs a day can provide 30 percent of a pregnant woman’s choline needs.
6.Eggs to strengthen eyesight
Two important antioxidants for the body are lutein and zeaxanthin, which are found in eggs. These two antioxidants protect the eyes from the sun’s radiation problems. Eating eggs prevents eye problems such as cataracts. That’s why eating eggs from childhood and throughout life is essential for eye health.
7.Eggs to strengthen bones
Eggs contain vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption and bone strengthening. Vitamin D helps regulate blood calcium levels. This will ensure that enough calcium is absorbed into your bones and help strengthen them.
8.Eggs for the skin
Vitamin A, along with biotin and selenium, provides a complete skin care package. This tripartite defense works in unison. Vitamin A helps to regenerate and improve the current condition of the skin. Biotin is essentially a guarantee of skin nutrition. Selenium acts as the first line of defense as a skin protector against oxidative damage.
9.Eggs to eliminate anemia
Anemia is a disease caused by a decrease in a substance called hemoglobin in the blood. Hemoglobin is involved in delivering oxygen to red blood cells and meeting the needs of the body’s organs. Anemia can cause paleness, fatigue, and headaches. Therefore, eating eggs is recommended for people with anemia. Because there is a substance called iron in eggs that can improve the function of hemoglobin in the body.
10.Eggs to maintain and increase the body’s metabolism
Metabolism is a process that plays an important role in the body. You can eat eggs to maintain and increase them, because the high vitamin B12 in them helps maintain and increase metabolism.
The Egg Market
The egg production market is complex and involves many different factors. Egg exporters belong to different types of enterprises and range from commercial farmers to integrated egg production. They must pay keen attention to egg quality which includes the interior and exterior. Labeling must include the size, weight, grade, and may include the expiration date. All of these details are required to satisfy the customer and maintain competitiveness on the global market. The demand for shell eggs is expected to increase as the economy of countries continue to grow and require more imports. Because eggs are somewhat difficult to transport, typically exporters are located close to their import partners. This future increase in demand may cause shifts in the top exporters as different countries join the global egg market and begin importing shell eggs to fulfill the need of their consumers.
Fresh Eggs Exporters by Country
Globally, fresh eggs exports by country totaled US$2.3 billion in 2018.
That dollar amount reflects an -8.1% decline for all fresh eggs shippers over
the five-year period starting in 2014 when shipments were worth $2.5 billion. According
to the information portal Farm Flavor, eggs are the world’s eighth-most popular
food ahead of apples then soup.
Among continents, Europe sold the highest dollar worth of exported fresh eggs during 2018 with shipments valued at $1.4 billion or approaching two-thirds (62.9%) of the global total. In second place were Asian exporters at 31.1% while 5.1% of worldwide shipments for fresh eggs originated from North America.
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As you know we also are exporters of frozen chicken and eggs with all certifications and document. we have supplied and exported these products from the most equipped poultry house of Iran in carton packaging.
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