Eggs make you smarter!???

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by justusnak, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I found this article today...on a web site I go to, RealAge tip of the day.
    Can Eggs Make You Smarter?

    This Week's Tips:
    Can Eggs Make You Smarter?

    Like your poached egg and whole-wheat toast in the morning? Your brain might enjoy it, too.

    Eating selenium-rich foods -- like eggs -- could help keep your memory sharp and your brain speed on high as you age.

    Your Brain on Selenium
    In rural China, researchers found that elderly people who got at least the U.S. recommended daily value of selenium (about 55 micrograms per day) had cognitive test scores that put them in a league with people 10 years younger.

    Woohoo! Go chickies go! Lay us some BRAIN FOOD!! [​IMG]
  2. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Catawba County, NC
    Well if that's the case, I think I need to eat about a dozen a day to improve my forgetful brain! [​IMG]

    Great info - thanks!
  3. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    Thats great!
    I am sure my customers will be happy with that info [​IMG]
  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas beat me to it. I was going to post the same thing! Hey, just one more reason to love our chickies!!!! [​IMG]
  5. mangled

    mangled Songster

    Well, then we're all geniuses!! Especially this time of year. We're about on egg overload after yesterday. Devilled eggs, hard-boiled eggs, the broccoli quiche, mmmm.

  6. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
    Marysville, OH
    Every day that I'm on BYC I find evidence that eggs make you smarter!! Kudos to all the knowledgable chickeners on this forum!![​IMG] [​IMG]

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