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Every bite counts when it comes to feeding babies and toddlers.

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This Month’s Spotlight

For the first time in Dietary Guidelines history, the committee has made recommendations for the Birth-24 Month and Pregnancy + Lactation life-stages. *Spoiler alert* eggs are a key food for both groups!

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  • Protein Packed 6g per large egg and the least expensive source of high-quality protein at 15 cents each.
  • Nutrient Dense Eggs are a good or excellent source of eight essential nutrients.
  • Portion Controlled Each nutrient-rich large egg has 70 calories. Eggs are nature’s form of portion control.

Egg Facts

The nutrient package of eggs can play a role in weight management, muscle strength, healthy pregnancy, brain function, eye health and more.

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