October is Tyre Safety Month, and CJAM works in partnership with TyreSafe, the leading UK tyre safety charity, to coordinate, create and distribute a range of marketing and campaign materials to drive home core tyre safety messages and drive behaviour change.
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association have produced a comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet explaining the many valuable nutrients that can be found in just one free range egg.Free-range eggs are an excellent source of nutrition but are we saying enough about it? There are a number of myths about the healthiness of eggs, but after building confidence following the Salmonella scare, others still need to be explained. Evidence is also increasing on the advantages of including eggs as a regular part of our diet. The leaflet in this month’s magazine highlights the health benefits of free-range eggs as a great source of protein, as well as many vitamins and minerals.
In 2012 the Department of Health analysed eggs from the UK and produced a report listing the average nutrient levels found. These have then been compared to UK Reference Nutrient Intakes, to show how much one free-range egg provides of each of our nutrient requirements.
Eggs are an excellent source of protein supplying more than 12% of an adult’s requirement. In terms of quality, egg protein is one of the best, it is highly digestible with good levels of essential amino acids. It is also a low-cost source of protein, a report in 2011 funded by the British Egg Industry Council found it to be the cheaper per 100g than chicken, fish, pork and tofu.
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