Brown Eggs vs White Eggs, What’s the Difference?

Brown Eggs versus White Eggs

There’s a much broader focus on the healthiness of food these days. Brown rice is better than white rice. Wheat bread is better than white bread. What about the kind of egg? Is one healthier than the other? Does the shell color make a difference? The answer is no. Shell color depends mostly on the breed of chicken that laid it. It has nothing to do with whether or not the egg is white or brown. Eggs are good for you, no matter what color they are.

brown and white eggs

Other Nutritional Factors

There are many factors in a chicken’s environment that affect the nutritional content of its eggs. The main differences are as follows:

  • Chickens raised in the sunshine have four times more Vitamin D than those who aren’t.
  • A chicken with a diet rich in Omega 3 fatty acids will have more in their eggs.
  • Feeding a chicken watermelon increases levels of A, B, and C Vitamins.
  • A diet rich in mealworms increases the protein content.

The Reason for the Color Difference

The color of an egg depends on the type of chicken and the composition of the eggshells themselves. It has nothing to do with the rest of the egg. Brown eggshells have brown pigments that are rich in iron, but it doesn’t make a difference with how much iron the rest of the egg has. Brown eggs cost more because the chickens eat more. That’s the only reason.

A Healthy Superfood

Eggs are high in the “good cholesterol” that prevents heart disease. They contain lutein, which prevents the spread of disease and improves your vision. They are one of the oldest staples in the human diet, along with bread and milk. They can be cooked in thousands of different ways and can please any kind of palate. It’s more important now than ever to be careful about what you eat. Brown egg vs. white egg. Is one healthier than the other? No, but they are both rich in vitamins and proteins that your body needs to thrive.

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