Planting with Egg Shells

Summer is here, and you know what that means: it’s time to get your hands dirty! To ring in the ...

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Uncovering the Cognitive Benefits of Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Choline

In past blog posts, I’ve highlighted the importance of nutrients such as choline, lutein and zeaxanthin. In a new study released in the January issue of the journal Nutritional Neuroscience, researched looked at the effect that a combination of these nutrients had on brain health, and the results are fascinating. But before we get into that, here’s a little primer on the nutrients in this discussion.

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Burnbrae Farms and Swim Drink Fish - partnership to support clean water

Burnbrae Farms is pleased to partner with Swim Drink Fish to strengthen the movement for clean water in Canada. As Canada’s largest family owned and operated egg business founded in 1891, our egg cartons will proudly feature information for Canadians to contribute to a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. These new egg cartons have been on store shelves across Canada since August 2020.

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National Puzzle Day 2021

Share your favourite Burnbrae Farms product for a chance to win a Burnbrae Farms Puzzle and $15 in Burnbrae Farms free product coupons.

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The Role of Egg Consumption in Women at Different Life Stages

Brunch with my sisters and girlfriends always includes some fabulous egg dish – maybe a quiche or an airy soufflé. And, of course, over the years our gatherings have always included girl talk – from the days when we were pregnant with our first babies through to the ups and downs of menopause – we’ve covered it all over a fun meal or a cup of coffee.

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The Vital Importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been in the news a lot lately since some preliminary studies have shown a correlation between vitamin D status and COVID-19 severity. Some studies, but not all, show that people with low vitamin D levels fare worse with the coronavirus.

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Topic: foods for immune health

With Covid-19 in the news, you’ve probably seen lots of information about getting the right nutrients to support immune health. As outlined in this post, the immune system plays a very important role in your overall health – it defends against viruses and bacteria. Certain nutrients, such as protein, omega-3 fat, zinc, selenium, and vitamins A, C, D and E are critical for normal immune function. But which foods contain these important nutrients? What should you be adding to your grocery cart…and your dinner plate? That’s what we’ll look at today.

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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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Quick, Nutritious Meal Solutions – No Recipes Needed

Despite the ease and convenience of food delivery options, cooking is now on the upswing in North America. Finally! That’s a good thing, since cooking at home allows you to have better control of the ingredients you put in your meals, and save some money (compared to dining out or ordering in nightly).

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It’s been a Tough but Award-Winning Year for Burnbrae Farms

2020 has been a very challenging year for Burnbrae Farms, as it has been for so many families and businesses. However, this on-going test has also reinforced how strong and adaptable we can be. I’m extremely proud of how hard everyone at Burnbrae Farms has worked to support our customers and to help keep eggs moving across our great country. It is particularly rewarding when our efforts are recognized. 2020 was a banner year for us on the award front and we are very humbled yet proud of the recognition we’ve received. I thought that I would kick off 2021 with an overview of those accolades.

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Burnbrae Farms Holiday Egg Ornament Giveaway

Friday, December 11th 2020 – Monday, December 14th 2020 Share your favourite egg inspired holiday brunch dish for a chance ...

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Nutritional Psychiatry

It’s common to equate nutrition with health, and for many years we’ve been told get enough calcium for strong bones or eat the right types of fat for a healthy heart. But what about mental health? The connecting between foods and mental health has been overlooked for many years, but that is slowly changing.

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Fowl Language: Part I

Chickens are called so many different names! Whether young or old, male or female, raised for eggs or meat, we call them something different. Here is a quick guide to chicken names:

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