“NATIONAL EGG DAY”

NATIONAL EGG DAY – June 3rd

NATIONAL EGG DAY

June 3rd is time to get a crack on the annual observance of National Egg Day!

The nutrient-rich food has gone back and forth with science and nutritionists over the decades as to just how many eggs are too many for a healthy diet. However, one egg provides an excellent source of protein and vitamin D. At 75 calories and 5 grams of fat, it’s an easy choice to satisfy hunger, too. Eggs are easily seasoned and pair well with vegetables to increase the nutritional value of a meal.

Eggs are an essential ingredient to baked goods and are a part of our everyday diets. There’s so much to celebrate in these small packages.

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalEggDay

Enjoy eggs for breakfast. How about a fried egg sandwich for lunch? What’s your favorite way to enjoy an egg? If you’re looking for terrific ways to cook up your eggs, explore Eggs 11 Ways to learn more.  Use #NationalEggDay when posting on social media.

Educators and families, check out a project from the April National Day Calendar Classroom that works well to celebrate this day, too!

NATIONAL EGG DAY HISTORY

While National Day Calendar has yet identified the origins of this egg-cellent holiday, take a crack at these other food celebrations. They’re hard to beat. That’s all yolks!


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