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Egg Voque

Egg Voque

The egg is timeless. But it’s not immune to being the subject of our fashions—falling into style, and then falling out of it again (say, when new scientific research launches us into concern over our cholesterol levels and egg white omelets sweep the nation). Once...

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Strange egg remedies from the past

Strange egg remedies from the past

Etmullerus Abridg’d: or, a Compleat System of the Theory and Practice of Physic, published in 1699, lists a number of uses for the different parts of an egg. The yolks are good for tooth sensitivity; the cooked whites are good for “numness of the teeth.” Paronychia...

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What is the nutrient content of eggs?

What is the nutrient content of eggs?

Eggs are an excellent, inexpensive source of high-quality protein and nutrients such as Vitamin B12, riboflavin, Vitamin D, folacin, and choline. Eggs have some iron, although it may not be absorbed as readily by the body than other sources of iron (eating eggs with...

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You don’t have to fret about cholesterol

You don’t have to fret about cholesterol

Egg whites are out; yolks are back in. Decades ago, American public health officials believed that consuming the cholesterol found in egg yolks could raise your blood levels of cholesterol, which can ultimately lead to increasing your risk of heart attacks and stroke....

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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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