World Egg Day festival originates from the year 1996 when the International Egg Commission announced the 2nd Friday of October as the Egg Day at the Vienna Conference. Since that time many countries arrange events dedicated to this universal product which has been feeding people since time immemorial.
Eggs make a popular part and parcel of cuisines of all peoples, and the ways we make use of them are diverse. Although there was a time when eggs were considered to be unwholesome food, the latest studies reestablished their reputation and showed that eggs mean no harm. They contain high-quality protein which assimilates well and many other nutrients – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants. It also appears that eggs don’t increase the cholesterol level. So people who are relatively healthy can eat 1 egg a day.
Interesting fact – according to some reports, Japan, a world leader in the consumption of quail eggs. It was the Japanese, on average, eat one such egg a day. Maybe that’s why they live long.