Healthy Fortified Eggs (Video)


Hi, my name is Stella Metsovas, and today we’re going to talk about what are healthy fortified eggs. I mean eggs are considered natural sources of many vitamins and minerals but what if you actually fortified the chicken feed with Omega 3 fats like DHA. Now that’s the perfect example of a fortified egg. According to “The Food Science Journal,” good egg production begins with the hen and what they eat. The hens that lay enriched eggs are fed a diet that is fortified with 20% or more of Omega 3 rich flaxseed and fish oil. Egg yolks show substantial increases in the amount of Omega 3s as well as antioxidants in the yolks when the hens were fed a fortified diet. Keep in mind that eggs are healthy but fortified might even kick it up a notch.

Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/video/1007476-healthy-fortified-eggs/#ixzz2kMfNL51T