Dr. Ann Kulze, talks about one of the benefits of modern food technology: eggs fortified with DHA omega 3 fatty acids.
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You know eggs have always been a cheap, convenient, delicious way to get the highest quality protein available. Not only are eggs a excellent source of the best protein you can take in your body they have Vitamin E, they have B vitamins, they will boost up blood levels of lutein—that wonderful, chemical for eye health better than any other food. And now thanks to modern food technology, some eggs are healthier than ever because they are fortifying the eggs with Omega-3 fats. And you know that Omega-3 fats are the darlings of the healthy fat world, they have all sorts of amazing benefits for brain health and cardiovascular health. And it really is a no brainer to choose Omega-3 fortified eggs versus the standard eggs because standard eggs have pretty much zero Omega-3 fats and if you buy the Omega-3 fortified eggs you can get anywhere from 100, some brands have even up to 250 mg of this super star fat. And you say, “Dr. Ann how do I identify eggs with Omega-3?” The good news is, they are available at all grocery outlets nowadays. And you simply look for Omega-3 on the label. Sometimes you will see DHA, but look for DHA or Omega-3 right on the label. And this is a brand that you can get everywhere. There are lots of other brands out there for you. So I hope this helps you make the healthiest egg selection. Remember, you are the only one that can make you healthy, so take charge of your health. For icyou this is Dr. Ann.