The Importance of Protein for an Aging Population

Protein is a vital nutrient that’s important for all age groups because it’s required by every cell in the human body. Since protein needs tend to increase as we get older, researchers are now paying special attention to the protein needs of the people over age 65. This is especially true for older adults who may be dealing with acute or chronic illnesses which causes excessive wear and tear on the body. While dealing with an illness, aging bodies process protein less efficiently and need more of it to maintain bone health, muscle mass and strength.

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The Importance of Breakfast for School-Age Kids

No matter how busy life gets, I’m one of those moms who always reminds my kids to eat breakfast before ...

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Eggs Can Help You Maintain A Healthy Body Weight

Sometimes my friends and colleagues ask me if I always eat eggs for breakfast. With an adamant “Yes I do,” their next question is “Why?” The reasons are many. Having spent a number years immersing myself in the research around eggs, I believe that I am making a sensible choice to maintain a healthy body weight and to care for my long-term health. Here’s why.

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Easy Weekday Breakfasts: The Faster and Healthier Way

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know that it’s also ...

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Egg-cellent Holiday Appetizer Ideas

No matter the season or holiday, you can always find a perfect appetizer featuring eggs from the Burnbrae Farms recipe ...

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Healthy Shopping on a Budget

Whether you aim to reduce food waste, use coupons or buy affordable ingredients, there are steps you can take to ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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!

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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) ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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