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The WHO Food and nutrition tips during self-quarantine

The WHO Food and nutrition tips during self-quarantine

Note: This guidance is aimed at individuals and families in contexts where self-quarantine and isolation have been recommended or required. Some countries are taking stronger measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, self-quarantine and the temporary closing of...

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Can eating eggs lower your stress or anxiety?

Can eating eggs lower your stress or anxiety?

If you're deficient in the 9 amino acids that can be found in egg protein, it can have mental effects. A 2004 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences described how supplementing a population's diet with lysine significantly reduced anxiety...

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Hieronymus Bosch and the Concert in the Egg

Hieronymus Bosch and the Concert in the Egg

This is not the actual painting by Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516), but a copy of a lost work by an unknown follower. This conclusion was reached by an analysis of the music in the open book, which contains notes written by Netherlandish composer Thomas Crecquillon in...

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Chinese Herbs: Chicken Egg Yolk

Chinese Herbs: Chicken Egg Yolk

Chinese herbs have been used for centuries. The first traditionally recognised herbalist, Shénnóng, is said to have lived around 2800 BC. There are roughly 13,000 medicinals used in China and over 100,000 medicinal recipes recorded in the ancient literature. In this...

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Cheese Festival, Blair, Wisconsin

Cheese Festival, Blair, Wisconsin

It’s no surprise that America’s Dairyland loves cheese. For a taste of something special, head to Blair in Trempealeau County. On the second weekend after Labor Day, guests from all over the country descend on this sleepy Wisconsin town for a fun, cheese-filled...

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Why Do We Drink Eggnog During the Holidays?

Why Do We Drink Eggnog During the Holidays?

It's December. You know what that means! Time for all the holiday cheer, holiday shopping, holiday cards, holiday parties, and holiday gluttony. And one more thing to celebrate: Eggs That sweet, thick, creamy, butterscotch-colored liquid is the beverage of choice this...

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Egg whites and sunburn

Egg whites and sunburn

Summer is upon us and staying out of the sun is a must if you want to keep your skin healthy, but did you know that if you have mild sun burn you can treat your skin with egg whites. Egg whites have anti-inflammatory properties that can help with a sunburn. Just break...

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What Is World Egg Day?

What Is World Egg Day?

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October and was first celebrated in 1996. Since then, people around the world have continued to celebrate eggs as an excellent, affordable source of high quality protein and their vital role in feeding...

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From Heritage day to Braai Day: A history

From Heritage day to Braai Day: A history

From Heritage day to Braai Day: A historyOn 24 September, millions of South Africans will be commemorating National Heritage Day, also known as National Braai Day. But there's much more to this culturally-significant day than just braai vleis and beer; it's also...

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What are Dried or dehydrated egg products.

What are Dried or dehydrated egg products.

What are Dried or dehydrated egg products. Known also as egg solids, dried egg products have been produced in the United States since 1930. Demand was minimal until World War II when production reached peak levels to meet military and lend-lease requirements. Present-...

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Happiness is…

Happiness is…

On Saturday, 18 May 2019 the Eggbert team attended one of the 10 Street Store events in South Africa.

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Vitamin D in Eggs

Vitamin D in Eggs

Vitamin D plays an important role in the regulation and absorption of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and phosphate.

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