Eggs, a valuable source of iron for kids
In April of this year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released the second set of results in more than two decades on what Australian’s are eating and drinking. Drawn from the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey1, the data presents a comparison of usual nutrient intakes (from foods and excluding supplements) with Nutrient Reference Values (NRV) set for Australia.
Published: 8 October 2015
Eggs are the unbeatable choice at breakfast because they contain the world’s highest quality protein. Eating two eggs on toast provides significantly more protein compared to other commonly eaten breakfasts – check out the differences!
Published: 26 July 2015
Diet and children is always a hot topic. We thought it would be interesting in this issue of The Good Egg to share some findings from a recent Australian Bureau of Statistics survey, particularly those concerning the intake of iron in children. We’ll also provide news on how eating one egg per day can improve inflammation in type 2 diabetes sufferers, as well as discussing the role vitamin B12 deficiency may have in the development of heart disease among vegetarians.
Published: 30 October 2014
A new study conducted to assess the effects of lutein intake from egg yolk on plasma lutein and cholesterol levels...
Published: 22 July 2014
A survey conducted at the recent Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) conference found most dietitians are up to date with...
Published: 18 March 2014
Published: 28 November 2013
Optimal food and nutrient intakes are particularly important during aging as good nutrition can reduce or delay the progression of...
Published: 2 October 2013
The first biomedical results released from the National Health Measures Survey (NHMS)1 in August show one in three Australian...