Nutrition

Eggs have been described by nutritionists as nature’s large vitamin pill – a mineral cocktail; they contain many of the essential vitamins and minerals required for a healthy diet.

Packed full of goodness; from vitamin A, which is needed for the healthy development of the body’s cells, helping to maintain healthy skin and eye tissue, vitamin B12, which is necessary for the formation of red blood cells, important for the immune system to function properly, right through to choline, vital for nerves and muscles to function correctly.  Eggs really are a large vitamin pill, in 100% natural packaging.

Choline

Choline is vital for nerves and muscles to function correctly and also helps brain development and memory functioning.

Source
Konstantinova, S.V. et al. (2008). Yan, J. et al. (2012). Zeisel, S.H. et al. (2003). Zeisel, S.H. et al. (2010).
Folic acid

Folic acid or Folate supports red blood cell formation and promotes proper fetal development, therefore especially important for pregnant women.

Source
USDA National nutrient database CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010 EU directive 2008/100/EC Annex I (28 October 2008) Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
Iodine

Iodine is needed for the synthesis of thyroid hormones and is vital for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland.

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Iron

Iron plays an important role in red blood cell production and is necessary for carrying oxygen throughout the body

Source
USDA National nutrient database Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010
Lutein & Zeaxanthin

As well as helping to maintain good vision, Lutein & Zeaxanthin can help reduce the risk of age-related eye diseases, such as cataracts and macular degeneration.

Source
Alves-Rodrigues, A. et al. (2004). Chung, H-Y. et al. (2004). Goodrow, E.F. et al. (2006). Handelman, G.J. et al. (1999). Perry, A. et al. (2009). Surai, P.F. et al. (1998). Thurnham, D.I. (2007). Vishwanathan, R. et al. (2009). Waters, D. et al. (2007). size in postmenopausal women. Journal of Nutrition 137: 959-963 Wenzel, A.J. et al. (2006).
Protein

Proteins are essential for building and repairing muscle, organs, skin, and other body tissues.  They are needed to produce hormones, enzymes and antibodies.

Source
Houston, D.K. et al. (2008). Layman, D.K. (2009). Layman, D.K. et al. (2009). Massey, L.K. (2003).
Selenium

Selenium helps prevent the breakdown of body tissues; it protects the DNA, proteins and fats in cells against damage.  Selenium is important for a healthy immune system and functioning thyroid gland.

Source
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010 EU directive 2008/100/EC Annex I (28 October 2008)
Vitamin A

Vitamin A is needed for the healthy development of cells; it supports  growth and maintains healthy skin, vision and immune functions

Source
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010 EU directive 2008/100/EC Annex I (28 October 2008)
Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is necessary for the formation of red blood cells.  It supports the normal functioning of the brain and the nervous system

Source
USDA National nutrient database Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010 EU directive 2008/100/EC Annex I (28 October 2008) Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Riboflavin supports healthy skin and eyes

Source
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

B5 is important for the body’s metabolism, for releasing energy from food and for mental performance

Source
USDA National nutrient database Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010 EU directive 2008/100/EC Annex I (28 October 2008) Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
Vitamin D

Vitamin D is necessary for healthy bones and teeth; it is essential for the absorption of calcium in the body

Source
USDA National nutrient database Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010 EU directive 2008/100/EC Annex I (28 October 2008) Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
Vitamin E

Vitamin E helps to maintain our reproductive system, nerves and muscles healthy

Source
Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standards 1.1.1, 1.1.A.2, and 1.2.8 CFIA Guide to food labeling and advertising January 2010 Canadian nutrient file January 2010