Packed with lean protein and essential nutrients, eggs are oval-shaped treasure troves of natural goodness.
Each large egg contains 6.5 grams of protein, all 9 essential amino acids, and 14 key nutrients. All for only 80 calories.
Eggs are a versatile, convenient, easily prepared and highly nutritious whole food. They are a great choice for any meal and snack throughout the day.
Vitamin B12 helps protect against heart disease
Choline supports brain development and is especially important for babies and toddlers
Lutein and Zeaxanthin help maintain good vision and may reduce the risk of age-related eye disease
Selenium helps prevent the breakdown of body tissues
Iron in eggs is easily absorbed by the body and carries oxygen to the cells
Folate helps produce and maintain new cells and helps protect against serious birth defects during pregnancy
Vitamin D and Phosphorus help strengthen bones and teeth
Vitamin A helps maintain healthy skin and eye tissue and assists in night vision
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that plays a role in preventing disease
All Egg Quality Assurance™ (EQA®) certified eggs have met the highest standards of Egg Farmers of Canada’s Start Clean-Stay Clean® and Animal Care Programs. No matter what type of egg you choose, EQA® ensures Canadians get fresh, local, high-quality eggs produced by Canadian farmers.