Navigation Links
Eggs are now naturally lower in cholesterol
Date:2/8/2011

Park Ridge, IL (February 8, 2011) According to new nutrition data from the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously thought. The USDA-ARS recently reviewed the nutrient composition of standard large eggs, and results show the average amount of cholesterol in one large egg is 185 mg, 14 percent lower than previously recorded. The analysis also revealed that large eggs now contain 41 IU of vitamin D, an increase of 64 percent.

"We collected a random sample of regular large shell eggs from 12 locations across the country to analyze the nutrient content of eggs," says Dr. Jacob Exler, Nutritionist with the Agricultural Research Service's Nutrient Data Laboratory. "This testing procedure was last completed with eggs in 2002, and while most nutrients remained similar to those values, cholesterol decreased by 14 percent and vitamin D increased by 64 percent from 2002 values."

The collected eggs were sent to a laboratory at Virginia Tech University to be prepared for nutrient analysis at certified nutrient analysis laboratories. The samples were randomly paired for the testing procedure, and the analysis laboratories tested samples to determine composition of a variety of nutrients including protein, fat, vitamins and minerals. Accuracy and precision were monitored using quality control samples.

According to Dr. Exler, this procedure is standard for the National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP), the program responsible for analyzing the nutrient composition of a wide variety of foods and making nutrition information publicly available. This information is available on the nutrient data lab website at www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata. The new nutrient information will also be updated on nutrition labels to reflect these changes wherever eggs are sold, from egg cartons in supermarkets to school and restaurant menus.

Cracking Egg Myths<
'/>"/>

Contact: Egg Media Hotline
info@incredible-egg.org
312-233-1211
Edelman Public Relations
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Rabbits on the back foot -- but naturally theyre fighting back
2. Study shows pine bark naturally relieves symptoms of acute hemorrhoids
3. Reinventing the wheel -- naturally
4. Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms
5. Preventing cancer, quite naturally
6. Unlike us, honeybees naturally make quick switch in their biological clocks, says Hebrew University researcher
7. Can naturally raised beef find its place in the industry?
8. New initiative to develop a system that controls prosthetic limbs naturally
9. In scientific first, researchers visualize naturally occurring mRNA
10. Flooding might help lower gas emission from wetlands
11. Robotic surgery lowers risk of a rare but serious complication of gastric bypass
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/15/2014)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ) ... Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their ... Facial recognition is a technology used ... measures the overall facial feature of a person ... distance between eyes. Facial recognition is used for ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... ST. PAUL, Minn. , Dec. 10, 2014 ... in wireless physiologic monitoring, has released a new ... changing needs of preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, ... to help toxicologists collect the best possible physiologic ... studies. Adding functional endpoints to toxicology ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Dec. 9, 2014 CIE San Diego has ... provides the connective tissue that enhances care coordination among ... easily share client-level information; earned a second $1 million ... organizations serving seniors aging in community and; will be ... December 11 th 4-6p. CIE San ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 2Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 3Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 4
... the University of California, San Diego developed an explanation ... others in the brains of people with Alzheimer,s disease. ... on November 21, come from detailed models of ... at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. ...
... Century of Change, literally took 100 years to write. The ... 1906-1909. It was repeated from 1956-1958 and a technical book ... of that first survey was approaching, ornithologists Mike Ward, Jeff ... opportunity to do it again and write a book, this ...
... to the seafloor provide a feast for deep-sea animals ... such "whale falls" were homes for unique animals that ... in Monterey Canyon, researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium ... at these sites were not unique to whale falls, ...
Cached Biology News:Metabolism models may explain why Alzheimer's disease kills some neuron types first 2Metabolism models may explain why Alzheimer's disease kills some neuron types first 3New book on 100 years of Illinois birds 2New book on 100 years of Illinois birds 3New book on 100 years of Illinois birds 4Fleshing out the life histories of dead whales 2Fleshing out the life histories of dead whales 3Fleshing out the life histories of dead whales 4
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014  ( www.competitivehealth.com ) — Competitive ... medical bill review and advocacy service, has signed an ... WellCard Savings discount health services marketplace. 63% ... more than they expected to pay. As part of ... costs, WellCard Savings is pleased to offer medical bill ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Fertility Associates of Memphis ... Bank USA , a network of more than 20 ... partnership, patients have fast access to a national pool ... IVF . Fertility Associates of Memphis is the only ... treatment option. , Dr. William Kutteh , director ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one ... of Nick Maroulis, Pharm.D. to the newly created position ... In this position, Dr. Maroulis will continue to manage ... of our multi-site pharmacies as the company expands. Dr. ... that time he has served in many different capacities ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 19, 2014 Bina Technologies, Inc. (Bina, ... that they have been acquired by Roche (SIX: RO, ... privately held company that provides a big data platform ... (NGS) data for the academic and translational research markets. ... and will continue to focus on development of their ...
Breaking Biology Technology:WellCard Savings Announces CoPatient Medical Bill Review Service for Members 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 3BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Dr. Nick Maroulis to Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy Services 2Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 2Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 3
... healthcare system may undermine any progress in patient care made ... a featured speaker at this week's Digital Healthcare Conference ... president and CEO of the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, ... healthcare delivery. As he outlined the remaining barriers to the ...
... Household planning will accomplish more in preparing ... avian flu than will any reliance on information technology, ... were told. , ,Panelists talked about being three years ... mitigate the effects of a flu pandemic, which would ...
... told a gathering of health professionals attending the eHealth ... the first state to have a fully integrated electronic ... overcome barriers. , ,Speaking before a group of healthcare ... the state's eHealth Initiative, Doyle said those barriers include ...
Cached Biology Technology:U.S. health system could undermine EHR progress 2U.S. health system could undermine EHR progress 3IT may take a back seat in fighting avian flu 2IT may take a back seat in fighting avian flu 3IT may take a back seat in fighting avian flu 4Doyle asks health professionals to overcome barriers 2Doyle asks health professionals to overcome barriers 3
... Large (Klenow) Fragment, Exonuclease Minus, is a ... 5´→3´ and the 3´→5´ exonuclease activities present ... (1,2). It is used for random primer ... (5). Klenow Fragment, Exonuclease Minus, will leave ...
... 8-iso PGE2 is one of several isoprostanes ... is a potent renal vasoconstrictor in the rat. ... with IC50 values of 0.5 and 5 µM, ... the rat at a concentration of 4 mg/kg/min, ...
DNA Polymerase I Large (Klenow) Fragment is a DNA polymerase that lacks the 5'Cut Site3' exodeoxyribonuclease activity of intact DNA Polymerase I but it contains the 3'Cut Site5' exodeoxyribonuclease...
... offers both high-speed and high-volume versatility ... rotor options, making it ideal for a ... Versatility , High-speed (up to 15,000 ... high-volume (4 x 250mL) swinging bucket rotors ...
Biology Products: