Hunger is a complex issue. It's not just getting hungry people food, it's about getting people the right kinds of foods. Healthy food costs more, meaning foods that help with development and set children up for success are a privilege not afforded to all. An egg may seem like a normal breakfast for most of us, but to a family that doesn't know where their next meal is from, it's half the protein a child needs for the day, it's all 9 essential amino acids and a chance at a better tomorrow.
A food secure future for all starts today.
Did You Know...
One egg has
half the protein a child needs for a day
Poverty impacts some of our most vulnerable communities
Better quality food can help
Eggs provide an exceptional source of 13 essential vitamins and minerals and high-quality protein in just 70 calories. Eggs are one of the only foods that naturally contain vitamin D, a critical vitamin for bone health and immune function. Choline is essential for normal functioning of all cells, but particularly important during pregnancy to support healthy brain development of the fetus. Eggs also contain Lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants that can reduce the risk of developing cataracts and slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration. Eggs provide the nutrition to keep people healthy throughout their lives.