Let’s bust myths around eggs!
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What kind of nutrition does the eggs have?
Eggs are attracting attention not only because they are nutritious, but also because they have many beneficial effects on health.
The enzyme “lysozyme” contained in egg white has a bactericidal action and is also used as a cold remedy. In addition, the essential amino acid “methionine” is known to have effects such as suppressing active oxygen to prevent aging and detoxifying.
One of the components of eggs that we would like to pay attention to is the substance “choline” contained in the phospholipid called “lecithin”, which is also the main component of human cell membranes. Colin has various effects such as activating the brain, regulating the amount of triglycerides and cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, and promoting metabolism, and can be expected to be effective in preventing Alzheimer’s disease and lifestyle-related diseases.
Vitamins & Nutrients found in eggs
There’s nothing as delicious as an egg, it is one of the most affordable and easiest sources of good quality protein. Egg is a savior for people who are always on the go. It is very easy to cook, delicious and super healthy. You can literally cook an egg in seconds. Starting from boiled, poached, fried, half-fried and even scrambled, you can make any dish out of this versatile nutritious food.
Since eggs are super-delicious and super-healthy, there are a lot of myths that go around, which restrict a lot of people from enjoying its maximum benefits. If you are someone who loves egg but have been consciously avoiding it due to such myths, then we are here to burst the bubble.
What kind of nutrition does an egg have?
Eggs are also called “complete nutritional foods” because they contain all the nutrients other than dietary fiber and vitamin C. Among them, it is characterized by containing amino acids, vitamins and minerals in a well-balanced manner. Eggs are attracting attention as a high-quality protein source because they contain a good balance of eight essential amino acids that cannot be synthesized by the human body. In addition, it is rich in minerals such as iron and calcium, and vitamins such as vitamins A, B2, B12, and D, and egg yolk contains a lot of nutrients.
Is there a difference in nutrition between yolk and white?
When asked, “which one is more nutritious?”, The smaller but egg yolks are better than the whites. Egg yolk contains more protein than white. It is said that there are about 20 types of “protein” in a bite, and it is divided into “essential amino acids” and “non-essential amino acids”, but it is said that eggs are necessary for the body. It contains all the “essential amino acids”. In addition, egg yolk contains abundant vitamins that lead to a healthy body, such as vitamin B group that helps energy metabolism and recovery from fatigue, vitamin A that promotes metabolism and helps to create beautiful skin, and vitamin D that enhances immunity I have.
What is the difference between white eggs and red eggs?
There are different types of eggs with different shell colors, which is due to the different colors of chicken feathers. White eggs are eggs of the White Leghorn species with white feathers, and red eggs are eggs of Rohto Island with brown or black feathers. However, the nutrition and taste do not change even if the color of the egg shell is different.
Since the red egg is a fertilized egg of the earth’s egg (Deshi egg), it seems that there may be a chick born inside, but that is not the case.
Is the egg with a dark yolk color highly nutritious?
The color of the egg yolk is derived from the color of the food. The shade of color is not related to nutritional value. It’s easy to assume that the darker the egg yolk is, more nutritious, fresher and tastier, but the color of the egg yolk depends on the food mix you are eating. If you add paprika, marigold, chili pepper, etc., you will get an egge yolk that is close to bright red, and if you add a lot of rice, you will get a white egg yolk.
How many eggs can I eat in a day?
If you are a healthy person, you can eat 2-3 pieces a day. However, if you need dietary restrictions, follow your doctor’s instructions.
How can I make a difference in egg size?
It depends on the breed of chicken, age, spawning season, individual difference, feed quality, etc. bIn general, chickens that have just started laying eggs are small, and then lay the largest eggs within 2 to 4 years after they start laying eggs.
Reference material: “Knowledge of eggs” (Revised in August 2007 by Koshobo)
The “ratio of egg white to egg yolk” differs depending on the size of the egg. The size, 58g or more and less than 70g, has the highest egg yolk ratio. Eggs that are smaller or larger have a slightly higher egg white ratio.
How can twin eggs be made?
An egg with two egg yolks is called a two-yellow egg. Most of the two yellow eggs are laid by young chickens shortly after the start of spawning. Young chickens have multiple yolks because the ovulation rhythm is not yet stable. Two yellow eggs can be produced by continuously ovulating. This is a very common physiological phenomenon in chickens but not an artificial method such as drug administration. It is not created.
What is the difference between eggs in the local market and eggs of Ise?(Non-chemical)
Many people think that eggs mass-produced in large farms and factories use chemicals such as fertilizers, but they are actually safer than chicken eggs grown in the natural environment.
Ise eggs are produced by a unique system called “Ise integration system”, from raising breeders to raising egg-laying hens, collected eggs, packing plant, and shipping. that consistently performs all processes in-house. We carry out strict quality control and provide high quality, safe and secure eggs, so the eggs produced by this system can be eaten raw.
What are the "best-by date" and "expiration date" of eggs?
The “best-by date” displayed on the food indicates the expiration date for delicious food, and the “expiration date” indicates the expiration date for safe eating. For eggs, the “best-by date” is displayed. This is the “raw eating period”. Eggs that have passed the expiration date can be eaten after being fully cooked for several days if they are properly stored in the refrigerator after they are bought.
What kind of food can it be used for?
・ Boiled eggs / shells easier to peel
・ Egg sandwich Mayonnaise sandwich
・ Japanese-style omelet sandwich
・ Fried egg
・ Scrambled eggs
・ Sweets: pudding, cookies, etc.
In Japan many organizations carry out a religious ceremony to pray for the dead animals’ souls whose lives were sacrificed for human wellbeing. This is an ancient Shinto custom. Shintoism is the original indigenous religion of Japan that worships Gods of nature. Shinto teaches that everything in nature comprises a spiritual essence, or a spirit called Kami. In Hinduism there is the similar concept where the whole universe is believed to be an emanation of Paramatma, all things in it carries the spirit of the great creator.
Ise Foods Inc. carries out an annual religious ceremony to show gratitude and thankfulness towards dead birds. Our prayer site is in Ibaraki prefecture, Japan.