To promote the many nutritional benefits of eating eggs, the IEC launched a series of articles and industry resources entitled ‘Cracking Egg Nutrition’. Each edition highlights a different nutritional benefit of eggs, spearheaded by our Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group.
To help you spread the word about the value of eggs, we have also developed downloadable industry toolkits, with key messages, social media graphics and sample posts to coincide with each topic.
Explore each article and toolkit in the series!
Egg-cellent fuel for your fitness goals
Whether it’s professional sports, personal fitness or leisurely activity, it is important for individuals of all ages to ensure they get the right nutrition before and after exercise. Discover why eggs are the perfect protein package to help fuel your fitness goals!
The unbeatable power of choline
Choline is a lesser-known essential nutrient found in eggs, required for normal bodily function and human health, yet many people do not meet the recommended intake. Let’s explore the unbeatable power of choline to give this incredible nutrient the recognition it deserves!
Vitamin D served sunny side up
Vitamin D plays an essential role in keeping our bodies healthy, especially our bones and immune system! Yet people all around the world do not reach the required intake. As one of the few natural food sources of this vital vitamin, let’s explore why eggs are a great sunny-side-up solution.
Unscrambling the truth about eggs and cholesterol
Historically, eggs have had a bad reputation when it comes to cholesterol. But do we really understand what cholesterol is? And do eggs actually increase our risk of heart disease? It is time to crack this myth and unscramble the truth about eggs and cholesterol.
Fuelling futures in the first 1,000 days
Globally, approximately 22% of children under 5 years old are stunted as a result of inadequate nutrition during this critical time. Discover why these early moments matter so much, and how eggs have the power to transform lives and nourish human potential.
An egg-ceptional ally for weight management
Many people find it difficult to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, while continuing to eat a balanced diet that contains all the nutrients the body needs. If you are searching for the secret to weight management, we think we might have cracked it!
Protein quality and why it matters
The egg is widely know to be a nutritional powerhouse! What fewer people know is that eggs are one of the main source of the highest quality protein available. But what do we mean why we say ‘high-quality protein’ and why does it matter?
Meet our Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group
To support the aims of the IEC, an independent Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group has been established to bring together some of the leading researchers and experts in the human health and nutrition field. The Expert Group was formed to focus on developing, collating and optimising research on the nutritional value of eggs. This will be disseminated to stakeholders across the globe, from producers through to health professionals and consumers.Meet the Expert Group