Seriously did you ever really think you would have to research how your egg is being raised?
There are so many options when picking out your eggs.  Each Carton will be different showing the benefits of the particular carton of eggs you are picking out.  “Not all eggs are created equal”.
 
Cage free eggs
Duh these are eggs from birds that are not raised in cages. LOL This means better hen health and welfare and safer,
more wholesome eggs for you.  They are provided with sunlight, shade, shelter, an exercise area, fresh air, and are protected from predators.  The hens are fed an all-natural, all-vegetarian feed that contains no added hormones, antibiotics or steroids, and no animal by-products, recycled or processed foods.
 
Orgainic eggs
These eggs are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and proteins. They come from hens fed only organic grain—free from antibiotics, medications, pesticides and herbicides. Only natural molting can occur within the flock; forced molting is not allowed. You must be a certified organic farmer and your grains must be free of GMO  (genetically modified organism  is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.)
 
Free Range Eggs
Free-range hens are permitted to roam without being fenced in, as opposed to fenced-in pastures. Pasture-raised hens eat a diet of grass and bugs in addition to their grain diet.
 
Omega 3
These eggs haven’t been injected with fish oil or anything, it’s just that the chickens that laid them were fed omega-3-rich foods like flaxseed, so their eggs have seven times more of the heart-healthy fats than regular eggs.
 
Dr. Mercolo  has stated that in an “egg testing project Mother Earth News compared the official U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutrient data for commercial eggs with eggs from hens raised on pasture and found that the latter typically contains:

  • 1/3 less cholesterol
  • 1/4 less saturated fat
  • 2/3 more vitamin A
  • 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
  • 3 times more vitamin E
  • 7 times more beta carotene

The dramatically superior nutrient levels are most likely the result of the differences in diet between free ranging, pastured hens and commercially farmed hens.”

So now will you think twice before picking up your carton of eggs?????

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