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Most Egg-cellent Omelet in Iowa Contest

2018 Iowa's Most Egg-cellent Omelet Contest The Iowa Egg Council is happy to announce the 2nd Annual Most Egg-cellent Omelet Contest! Nominations will be taken from April 2, 2018 to Monday, May 2, 2018. Omelet Contest Entry...

Whole Eggs for Muscle Growth

In nutrition science, individual nutrients are often recognized for their specific roles in physiology. We know that calcium is critical for bone health, choline is important for brain development and a lack of vitamin C will result in scurvy....

Help Prevent Birth Defects

Do you have a family member with a congenital heart disease? Have you heard of someone with a cleft palate or spina bifida? I’m guessing the answer to at least one of these questions is yes. Birth defects impact 1 in every 33 babies born in the...

New Research on Choline

Choline is hot! In 2016, the Food and Drug Administration established a Reference Daily Intake value for choline of 550 mg. Then in June of 2017, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates recommended the addition of choline to...

More Evidence that Eggs Improve Eye Health

A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Research and Ophthalmology, looked at the effects of eating 12 eggs per week on aspects of vision among people with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of...

2015 Iowa State Fair Egg Decorating Contest Winners

The Iowa Egg Council held its 18th Annual Egg Decorating Contest on Thursday, August 13, at the Iowa State Fair, in the Agriculture Building. The entries were exquisite, which made judging the decorated eggs very difficult! The TOP 3 winners were: 1. Marietta Wilson,...