Eggs: Good Nutrition for Teens
Many teenagers might be surprised to learn that the morning meal they so often skip could actually help keep them lean. And because eggs are an excellent source of protein and chock full of essential vitamins and minerals, they’re a great choice for growing teens. Here’s what the research tells us about the benefits of breakfast for teens, plus some ideas to get them to eat breakfast.
Child Brain Development and the Importance of Omega-3 Eggs
Did you ever think that eggs could be related to brain development in babies and children? It turns out that ...
Five Interesting Facts about Eggs
My great-grandfather, Joseph Hudson, started farming in Lyn, Ontario in 1891. One of the great things about being a fourth generation farmer (whose family has been in the egg business for more than 70 years) is the vast amount of knowledge about eggs that you can collect over the years. Today I’m going to share five of my favourite facts with you!
2019 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Contest
2019 ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR CONTEST We’re giving away four (4) ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR FAMILY PASSES (ARV: $60.00 each) ...
October 9th is World Egg Day – Let’s Celebrate!
I love Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, but there’s another celebration that I can really get behind. Friday, October 9, 2020 is World Egg Day! Established by the International Egg Commission in the UK, this observance has been noted since 1996, and is now marked in people’s calendars to hail the benefits of eggs. Today the event is celebrated right across the globe, as countries continue to promote the importance of eggs as a sustainable and affordable source of nutrition.
Pop Some Eggs into Your Lunchbox
Eggs cook quickly, so prepping lunch in the morning (or the night before) won’t take long, and eggs are easy to pack and transport. I use a bag with an ice pack to keep everything fresh. Finally, eggs are also versatile, so I never get bored! I could enjoy a quiche, or a salad topped with sliced hard-boiled eggs, or EGG Bakes! Egg Patties on an English muffing with spinach and tomato.
Burnbrae Farms: A Proud National Sponsor of Parkinson's Superwalk Since 2006!
Burnbrae Farms and Parkinson Canada promote overall brain health for Canadians, and specifically those living with Parkinson’s. Evidence suggests that omega-3 fatty acids like those found in fish, spinach, flax and hemp seeds, and omega-3 enriched eggs, may have neuroprotective properties.
Kid-Friendly Open-Faced Sandwiches!
From shopping for new school supplies, to getting your getting kids back into a routine after a long summer break, ...
Low Carb Lunchbox Snacks: Cheesy Egg White Chips & Scotch Eggs
Protein is key in staying full and satisfied until you next meal! From cheesy egg white chips to scotch eggs, these recipes are sure to become your new go-to lunch box snack.
Nutrition Facts & Specialty Eggs
Today I’m going to tell you more about the beneficial nutrients in these specialty eggs. As a company, we have specifically focused on omega-3 and lutein. Why? Because these are two nutrients that many Canadians are not getting enough of. Our aim is to develop products to help close the nutrient gap by offering nutritious and delicious options.
Nutrition Facts & Eggs - Decoding the Nutrients in Eggs
You’ve probably heard that eggs are healthy because they are full of nutrients. But have you ever wondered exactly what’s found in eggs and why they are so nutritious? Amazingly, I can write a top 10 list of the nutrients in eggs, and still not cover all of the amazing health benefits! But as a start, here’s an overview of the top 10 nutrients you will find in two regular large eggs.
Solar Water Heating
At Burnbrae Farms we are proud to produce nutritious affordable eggs for Canadians while working to protect and enrich the environment. As part of that commitment, we closely monitor energy and water use, divert waste from landfills, recycle and compost eggshells, and reuse the water used to wash the eggs. We are constantly researching projects to look at ways to reduce our GHG energy use, one of these projects is the use of solar water heaters in a test run by the Poultry Operations team using solar energy to heat the water used in the office.