Five Reasons to Buy Eggs at Farmers' MarketOr five reasons why you don't want to buy eggs (even the organic eggs) at the supermarket.
1. Nutrient content in eggs from farm-fresh, free-range, grain-fed, hormone-free naturally-raised chickens is higher than in commercially raised eggs.
According to studies conducted by Mother Earth News eggs sold in supermarkets are typically nutritionally inferior to eggs from chickens raised on pasture. Specifically they found that eggs from hens raised on pasture may contain:
· 1/3 less cholesterol
· 1/4 less saturated fat
· 2/3 more vitamin A
· 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
· 3 times more vitamin E
· 7 times more beta carotene
· 4-6 times as much vitamin D
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2. Eggs sold at Farmers's Markets are fresher than supermarket eggs.
Eggs sold at your local Farmers' Markets are usually gathered just prior to bringing them to market. Eggs sold at the supermarket have taken days (sometimes weeks) to getRead More »from Five Reasons to Buy Eggs at Farmers’ Market