Free Range Eggs
Being a small family business we take great care to ensure that our hens are happy and healthy. We accomplish this by allowing them plenty of space and sunshine. This model makes it possible for us to provide the freshest Free range eggs on a daily basis. The eggs are packed with love and the packages delivered with care. One of the farms is completely off the grid, free range and green!
What are the benefits of free range eggs?
When considering the nutritional value of eggs, the saying “you are what you eat” certainly holds true. Studies done in the 1970s, have indicated that eggs from hens with access to space and sunshine are better for you than eggs from hens kept in cages. Free range hens that eat a healthy diet & have roaming space pass the benefit of more nutritious eggs on to you.
Based on studies around free range eggs
- Less Fat and Cholesterol – Around 30% less cholesterol & 10% less fat. A lower fat and cholesterol intake is traditionally associated with lowered risk of stroke and heart disease.
- More Vitamin A – Free-range eggs contain between 40% & 70% more vitamin A than regular eggs. This is essential for the healthy development of bones, teeth, tissues in the eyes and soft tissue. Vitamin A is also a great anti-oxidant which protects your cells from damage.
- More Vitamin E – From double to triple the amount of vitamin E in these eggs. This antioxidant also promotes healthy blood and circulatory system function.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids – Around double and sometimes as much as quadruple the amount of omega-3s. This is an essential fatty acid that the human body is unable to manufacture & which contributes significantly to heart health, lowered cholesterol & blood pressure & decreases the risk of some cancers, dementia, stroke, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis & even digestive disorders.
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