Eggs: the uncracked potential for improving maternal and young child nutrition among the world's poor.

@article{Iannotti2014EggsTU,
  title={Eggs: the uncracked potential for improving maternal and young child nutrition among the world's poor.},
  author={Lora L Iannotti and Chessa K Lutter and David A. Bunn and Christine P Stewart},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={355-68}
}
Eggs have been consumed throughout human history, though the full potential of this nutritionally complete food has yet to be realized in many resource-poor settings around the world. Eggs provide essential fatty acids, proteins, choline, vitamins A and B12 , selenium, and other critical nutrients at levels above or comparable to those found in other animal-source foods, but they are relatively more affordable. Cultural beliefs about the digestibility and cleanliness of eggs, as well as… CONTINUE READING
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