Women's Health has continued its long-running program of identifying the top foods for women, and has awarded Eggland's Best Organic eggs a coveted spot on their prestigious 2014 "Supermarket Stars" list.
more Each year, Women's Health highlights the top packaged foods for women in a variety of categories that must be nutrient-packed while still tasting great.Women's Healthwas especially impressed with Eggland's Best Organic eggs this year, awarding them "Best Recovery Food."
What differentiates Eggland's Best eggs from ordinary eggs is the proprietary all-vegetarian hen feed that also contains healthy grains, canola oil, and a wholesome supplement of rice bran, alfalfa, sea kelp and Vitamin E - no animal fat, no animal by-products, and no recycled or processed food. As a result, Eggland's Best eggs are nutritionally superior to ordinary eggs and have 25 percent less saturated fat, four times more vitamin D, and three times more vitamin B12. In addition, one Eggland's Best large egg contains just 60 calories.
"When I buy a carton of Eggland's Best eggs, I know I'm getting the best egg there is," said Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer Tammy Lakatos. "Eggs are packed with protein, but Eggland's Best eggs are also higher in essential nutrients like vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids that aid in muscle recovery. These are just a few of the many reasons why I only serve my family Eggland's Best eggs!"
Along with being nutritionally superior, independent research by theJournal of Applied Poultry Researchconcluded that Eggland's Best eggs also stay fresher longer than ordinary eggs. Eggland's Best Organic eggs carry the official seal of the USDA, certifying them as 100% organic. In addition to their Organic variety, Eggland's Best eggs are also available in their Classic and Cage Free varieties.
"Eggland's Best works diligently to produce the most nutritious and best tasting egg and we are proud to be recognized this year as a top food for women byWomen's Health," said Charlie Lanktree, President and CEO of Eggland's Best. "We've received this award a number of times in the past several years and it is an achievement we strive for every year."