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Dietary Guidelines for Americans Favors Eggs


The recently released published USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans has stressed the need for adequate nutrients for babies and toddlers.


Dr. Mickey Rubin, Executive Director of the American Egg Board, Egg Nutrition Center commented, "as a nutrition scientist and a dad, I know this is important news for parents”.  Rubin stressed the contribution of eggs to diets including choline required for brain development during pregnancy and after birth.  The Guidelines also recommends the inclusion of eggs in diets for babies to reduce the risk of allergies.  The Guidelines also stress the need for adequate nutrition for teenagers and adolescents with respect to choline, protein and vitamins.