Eggland’s Best Eggs Recognized in 2015 Men’s Fitness Food Awards
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., July 15, 2015 –Relying on taste tests and reviews from the country’s most trusted nutritional experts, Men’s Fitness has determined the top 50 foods for their 2015 Men’s Fitness Food Awards. This year, Eggland’s Best Cage-Free eggs were awarded “Best Eggs” in the “Top Refrigerated Foods” Category.
“As more and more individuals are focusing on their fitness and health, it is very exciting for Eggland’s Best to be recognized by such a well-respected fitness authority,” said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland’s Best. “At Eggland’s Best, we are constantly striving to satisfy a wide variety of customers with a better tasting, more nutritious, and fresher egg. To be named ‘Best Egg’ is an honor for Eggland’s Best and we hope to continue to earn this award in the future.”
To ensure they are providing their customers with the best possible products Eggland’s Best feeds their hens a proprietary all-vegetarian feed that contains healthy grains, canola oil, and a wholesome supplement of rice bran, alfalfa, sea kelp and vitamins. As a result, Eggland’s Best eggs are nutritionally superior to ordinary eggs and have 25 percent less saturated fat, 10 times more vitamin E, more than double the Omega-3 fatty acids, 38 percent more lutein, and are only 60 calories. In addition, a recent study in the Journal of Applied Poultry Research showed that Eggland’s Best eggs stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs.
“When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, partaking in regular exercise and choosing nutritious foods, like Eggland’s Best eggs, are key factors,” says Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee Cathe Friedrich. “Eggland’s Best eggs are a staple in my diet because they are a high-quality source of protein and are packed with essential nutrients I like to replenish my body with after a workout. In fact, compared to ordinary eggs, Eggland’s Best eggs contain four times more vitamin D, which is important for maintaining muscle strength, and three times more vitamin B12, which aides in metabolism.”
For more information on Eggland’s Best eggs and for delicious recipes, please visit www.egglandsbest.com.
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