Omega Enriched Eggs

0 Comments | 23rd April 2013

What’s so good about omega enriched eggs?

Omega enriched eggs are from hens fed a healthier natural diet enhanced with Omega 3 fatty acids so the eggs they lay are rich in omega 3, these hens are also free range.

What’s Omega 3 good for ?

  • The Heart & Circulation – Consumption of omega 3 reduces the risk of heart disease & stroke
  • The Joints – omega 3 can reduced stiffness & pain in the joints helping to prevent arthritis
  • The Growing Brain – Pregnant and breast- feeding mothers are recommended to maintain a high omega 3 intake.

How much omega 3 is in an average omega enriched egg?

An average enriched egg contains 220 mg of Omega 3 fatty acids, which gives you just over 40% of the recommended daily intake of omega 3.

Omega enriched eggs also have Eggstra Vitamin E !

Vitamin E is an antioxidant which can help protect your body from the damage that can cause heart disease and cancer as cells decay. An average O-Megga Egg contains 5mg of Vitamin E providing you with over half of your recommended daily intake.

The brands of omega enriched eggs currently available in Ireland are:

  • O-Megga Eggs
  • Eggcel
  • Super Eggs
  • Mega Eggs
  • Omega 3 Plus

Scientific Studies Supporting the benefits of omega enriches eggs are numerous click on these links for further information, or download these PDFs.