Eggs for Energy

With 6 grams of the highest quality protein and 14 essential nutrients, eggs provide the energy needed to keep you going. They're the natural choice for an active lifestyle.

Eggs are one of the few foods considered to be a complete protein as they contain all 9 essential amino acids. Amino acids are considered the "building blocks for the body" as they help form protein.

In addition to giving you energy, your body also uses the protein found in eggs to:

Protein is the most filling nutrient and gives you energy that stays with you longer. Why? Because protein helps your body control the rate at which energy is absorbed. This means that an egg in the morning can help to curb afternoon cravings and snacks.

To maintain a healthy, balanced diet, Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating recommends eating 2 to 3 servings of meat and alternatives every day. This should include a variety of protein sources, including meat, poultry, fish, beans and eggs.

Be active and enjoy eggs today!