What is an EGG made of?????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LittleChickenRacingTeam, Jan 6, 2008.

  1. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
  2. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    that last part about the cholesterol is chick poo.

    they are really good for you.
  3. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    Quote:According to the article...

    "An egg can contain up to 250 mg of cholesterol, which is 83% of the U.S. recommended daily allowance of 300 mg."

    That fact is according to USDA. It includes both good & bad cholesterols. You are just going to have to ask yourself..."Do I believe the USDA?? They wouldn't lie to you. Would they???"

    However I'll take the British findings from the same article...

    "The British Nutrition Foundation defends eggs' health value, stating in a 2006 report that there is no relationship between eating eggs and increased cardiovascular risk. AEB also concludes that eating eggs doesn't increase the risk of heart disease."

  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I think the cholesterol balance in the bod is mostly a genetic thing. I think that if you eat alot of transfats and crap, you offset the chemistry in your bod and the bad cholesterol increases.
    I don't believe anything about food here. Example, Gatorade is high in sodium, and I have more Potassium in my spit than in a bottle of Gatorade, the rest is sugar water. My fat free milk from Walmart is lower sodium and higher potassium, which is exactly what you want to replenish your electrolytes.
    All those bags of expensive dog food- the first ingredient is generally some meat meal or byproduct, and corn is high on the list. If you want to know what's really in food, read the labels, don't believe what you've heard.
  5. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Songster

    Oct 21, 2007
    i think an egg is made of chicken.same as whats the white stuff in chicken poo its chicken poo to [​IMG] eggs havent hurt anyone yet unless thats all ya eat.
  6. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    At my local hospital they have signs up that say to not have a flu shot if you are allergic to hen's eggs. My first thought was, do they think roosters lay eggs too? [​IMG] I didn't know people could be allergic to eggs.

    My neighbor's grandmother won't eat the fresh chicken eggs. The fridge could be full of them, and she will go buy some from the grocery store. I told her that those come from a chicken bum as well. [​IMG]

    I learned today, in my college Life Science course, that an egg yolk is the only non-microscopic cell. The entire yolk is a giant cell, how cool! [​IMG]

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