10 amazing facts about eggs

The egg takes about 24 hours to be formed and in the last minute it turns 180 degrees, so that the hen lays it with its blunt side.
This part is more delicate.


In Poland, Mrs. Halina Kaczmarczyk from Wilkowice, Silesian Voivodeship has the largest collection of eggs, with over a thousand eggs. She has got eggs from all over the world made of various materials, such as wood, glass or ceramic.


In the Middle Ages, eggs were used as a component of lime mortar in construction


Natural egg is the best source of amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. There is no shortageit contains especially biologically valuable ingredients, such as antibacterial lysozyme, anti-inflammatory cystatin, immunoglobulin stimulating immunity, phosvitin inhibiting oxidation processes, or lecithin, which prevents aging of cells.


Folk/holistic/unconventional medicine recommends that places affected by rheumatic pains be lubricated with raw egg white.


In the past eggs were buried in orchards and fields to ensure the harvest.


A hen's egg, weighing 180 grams (average hen's egg weight is 60-70 grams), has already been recorded in the "Guinness Book of Records”


The Chinese believed that the whole world was made from the egg.


The egg owes its bad reputation to its high cholesterol content in yolk. For many years it has been considered to be a product that raises blood cholesterol levels, but there are no studies to confirm this theory. Scientists even believe that lecithin and polyunsaturated fatty acids in the egg prevent the accumulation of cholesterol on arterial walls.


To check if the eggs are fresh, put them into a glass of water. Long time kept eggs will stay on the water top / surface