The simple EGG & why everyone should eat them.


Firstly, they are delicious and so versatile. Here are my top 12 eggy favourites eaten for breakfast, lunch, a light-dinner or as a snack.

  1. Soft-boiled egg dipped with soldiers (not just for kids 😉)
  2. Hard-boiled eggs on salads
  3. Omelette
  4. Scrambled eggs
  5. Poached egg
  6. Fried eggs
  7. French toast
  8. Frittata
  9. Egg muffin
  10. Raw egg in smoothies
  11. Egg fried rice
  12. Kedgeree


Contrary to popular belief, there’s no recommended limit on how many you should eat.

Eggs do contain cholesterol, but our blood cholesterol is not affected by the cholesterol in foods we eat’

Kiri Elliott, dietitian & BDA spokesperson, Oct 2018

Eggs for Health

  1. Eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D (helps to protect bones, preventing osteoporosis and rickets), B6, B12 (helps the immune system work properly) and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper
  2. One egg contains 12% of your daily RI of protein
  3. Contain vitamin D which is important for healthy bones, teeth and muscles
  4. During pregnancy and breast feeding, an adequate supply of choline is particularly important, since choline is essential for normal brain development
  5. Good quality source of protein
  6. Inexpensive
  7. Aids in weight loss due to the high protein content keeping one fuller for longer, Ideal for brekkie!
  8. Helps improve heart health thanks to betaine and choline
  9. Beneficial in improving cognitive health
  10. Aids in growth & development of body
  11. Maintains healthy hormonal functioning of thyroid
  12. Contain omega 3 and vitamin E. Reducing the risk of heart disease and promote healthy skin


Choose eggs from free-range or organically raised chickens. Eggs should always be visually inspected before buying and are best stored in the refrigerator for up to one month.

What’s not to LOVE about the simple egg!?