Food and Health
- An excellent source of protein, B vitamins, vitamins A and D, zinc and iron.
- A source of the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin.
- Yolks are high in cholesterol.
- A common cause of food allergy.
- A risk of salmonella if not fully cooked.
- An excellent source of complete protein, iron and other minerals.
- Some are high in vitamin A.
- Contains omega-3 fatty acids
- Some may harbor PCBs, mercury and other pollutants.
- Often expensive.