Spring 2020 Eggsaminer

Although most of Gen Z is still living at home and not yet of legal age, this ethnically diverse generation is already putting its mark on American eating habits. Digital natives and unintentional foodies, Gen Z has an adventurous palate and looks at dining as an experiential endeavor. They want to know about their food – what’s in it, how it was made and where it originated. They want natural, authentic, clean label foods. And REAL eggs supply a natural option for flavor, function and visibility on ingredient label statements.

 

 

 

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Food allergy prevention research

With food allergies on the rise, new research from top health organizations suggests early intervention can help prevent common food allergies, including egg. Read about the new research and some allergy intervention strategies.

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Fall 2019 Eggsaminer

KEEP IT INDULGENT YET AUTHENTIC

Americans of all ages believe indulgent baked goods can fit into an overall healthy diet. Snack cakes as one example, which often rely on a sponge cake base, boast a 75% household penetration rate.1 At the same time consumers want authentic, natural ingredients and better transparency.2 There is a way to balance them both.

Source: 1. National Confectioners Association, 2. The Hartman Group

 

 

 

Baking forms and decorations evolve but quality remains an imperative. Learn how REAL eggs blend form, flavor and function in our newest white paper, REAL EGGS: Integral Role in Baking.

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Eggs and heart disease: Considering the research

Within the past six months, several research studies added more data to the mix on egg consumption and risk for heart disease. Not all of the research was in agreement. So where does that leave us? Egg Nutrition Center Director, Mickey Rubin, Ph.D., puts the latest research in perspective.

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Spring 2019 Eggsaminer

CONSUMERS WANT MORE THAN A GUILTY PLEASURE

More than 90 percent of Americans snack multiple times a day, with some even eschewing regular meals altogether in favor of all day snacking. As snacking replaces meals, people are no longer satisfied with empty calorie snacks. They want nutritious snacks that contain protein, provide energy and offer satiety.

Source: Hartman: Health & Wellness report 2017

 

 

Catch up on the latest snacking trends and how eggs deliver on nutrition in our newest white paper, Snacks‑pectations.

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Convenient high-quality protein

Constant, on-the-go lifestyles make it difficult to fit in healthy, balanced meals. That’s why eating nutrient-dense foods, such as eggs, is essential.

One large egg contains six grams of high-quality protein plus varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals, including choline, selenium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, phosphorous and riboflavin.

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Fall 2018 Eggsaminer

EGGS – A POTENT PROTEIN SOURCE

Protein plays a prominent role in so many food categories, but the question remains — which protein source is the best choice? Encased in a simple white shell, real eggs supply a potent protein source that extends beyond nutrition into functional properties and additional micronutrients with potential health benefits as well. Explore the depth of the protein story that eggs have to tell.

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Eggs are an all-natural source of high-quality protein and a number of other nutrients, all for 70 calories per large egg.

Cost-effective and versatile, the unique nutritional composition of eggs can help meet a variety of nutrient needs of children through older adults.

Plus, eggs play a role in weight management, muscle strength, healthy pregnancy, brain functions, eye health and more.

Take a look at some quick egg nutrition facts.

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Spring 2018 Eggsaminer

THE EGG AND CLEAN LABELING

Scratch a foodie, find a clean label proponent? Yes, in today’s environment. Find out how Millennials and Generation Z, avid foodies, have pushed clean label from fad to mainstream. As many as 93 percent of all shoppers look for clean label products. Figure out their clean label definitions and desires and learn how egg ingredients can help fulfill clean label promises.

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Packed with 6 grams of protein per large egg and all nine essential amino acids –
eggs are an MVP. (Most Valuable Protein*)

There are many benefits of including high-quality protein in an overall healthy diet. Protein helps build and maintain muscle tissue in adults. Diets rich in high-quality protein have also been shown to help people feel full and satisfied after eating, control their appetite and manage their body weight.

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