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Ostrich Eggs: Facts and Nutritional Benefits

Ostrich Eggs: Facts and Nutritional Benefits

Ostrich
The African ostrich is the largest bird on our planet, which lays the largest Eggs. Imagine: a bird itself is over 2 meters tall and weighs around 120 kg, and these eggs are 25 to 40 times larger than a chicken egg and can show a weight of up to 2.2 kg on the scale! Females lay eggs only during the warmer months, April through October. They do it every other day, bringing in up to 8 dozen per season. A healthy female lays eggs for 25 to 35 seasons. Size is not the only significant difference between an ostrich and a chicken egg. It is a nutritious dietary product with reduced fat and cholesterol content compared to chicken eggs. This food is rich in sodium and selenium, vitamins A and E, and surpasses chicken in the content of valuable amino acids. Caloric Content: 118 kcal per 100 g...