Nutrition

Morning Harvest Eggs are like natural multi-vitamins - packed with protein, Omega-3, vitamins and minerals, providing energy and supporting growth for a healthy well-fed family. All this in an egg? What a powerhouse!

And you can be confident about our nutritional information - we’ve put the new Health Star Rating system on our packs to help you to make more informed choices about what you’re eating.

Eggs are healthy and so our scrummy Morning Harvest Eggs have been given a rating of 4 out of 5, making us a very good nutritional choice.

To find out more about the Health Star Rating System, click here www.foodsafety.govt.nz

Get loads more information on eggs at www.eggs.org.nz

What’s in our eggs?
What that means for me
High levels of Protein

Essential for building and repairing body tissue

Keeps you feeling fuller for longer

Very high levels of Long Chain Omega-3

Benefits cardiovascular system, helps brain function & anti-inflammatory response

This one nutrient has so many benefits - many people don’t realise it occurs naturally in eggs

High levels of Phosphorus

Essential for bones, teeth & healthy blood function

High levels of Iron

Helps get the oxygen to your cells

The Iron in eggs is easily absorbed

Zinc

Important in cell growth, metabolism & immune response

Selenium
an Anti-Oxidant!

Supports thyroid function & necessary for a normal immune system

Iodine

Essential for healthy growth & thyroid function

Experts are worried about Iodine deficiency in our diets - eating more eggs will help solve this problem

Vitamin A

For healthy vision, skin & normal reproductive function

Thiamin
(aka Vitamin B1)

Helps release energy from food

Riboflavin
(aka Vitamin B2)

Helps release energy from food

High levels of Pantothenic Acid
(aka Vitamin B5)

Necessary for normal fat metabolism

High levels of Vitamin B12

Helps normal blood and neurological function

Vitamin D

For maximum bone health and a strong immune system

Eggs are one of the few foods that naturally contain Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Powerful anti-oxidant that protects cells from free radical damage

Lutein & Zeaxanthin

Powerful anti-oxidants that protect cells from free radical damage

Very high levels
of Biotin
(aka Vitamin B7)

Supports cell metabolism & healthy skin, eyes & hair

Very high levels of Folate

Helps cells stay healthy & divide into new ones (especially for reproduction)

Essential for a healthy pregnancy


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