Nutrition

Eggs: A Natural Fit into Canada's Food Guide

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What’s one smart food choice that Canada’s Food Guide recommends? Eggs! Whether they are hard-boiled or eaten as a snack, or they fill the protein portion of your plate, eggs are nutritious and delicious. The guide also reminds Canadians that healthy eating is about more than the foods you eat – it also means:

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Where do eggs fit in?

The recent update to Canada’s Food Guide recommends protein-rich Canadian eggs as part of a well-balanced diet. Not only are Canadian eggs delicious, but they provide some of the most important nutrients for Canadians to consume in a day. Two eggs contain 13 grams of high-quality protein. Perfect for the ‘protein foods’ portion of the plate. 

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Make Canada’s Food Guide work for you!

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Canada’s Food Guide encourages Canadians to cook at home more often, enjoying meals with friends and family. As an ideal ingredient to include with other whole, unprocessed and vitamin-rich foods, eggs can help bring everyone to the table to enjoy fast, easy and delicious meals together. Pair Farmhouse Breakfast Cups with whole grain toast and a side of sautéed veggies for a perfect 'Food Guide Snapshot" meal.