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It's no yolk, tests show free-range eggs more nutritious

Mother Earth News magazine has announced the results of its research comparing eggs from four free-range flocks to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutrient data for eggs from confinement production systems. Their findings showed that the eggs from free range chickens were up to twice as rich in vitamin E, up to six times richer in beta carotene (a form of vitamin A) and four times richer in essential omega-3 fatty acids. And, the free-range eggs averaged only half as much cholesterol.

Data and graphs are available in the August/September 2005 issue of the magazine or at the Mother Earth News Web site: http://www.MotherEarthNews.com/eggs

 

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