Egg as food

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Some eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years.wikipedia
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Chicken

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The most commonly consumed eggs are chicken eggs.
Humans keep chickens primarily as a source of food (consuming both their meat and eggs) and, less commonly, as pets.

Powdered eggs

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The production of dried eggs significantly expanded during World War II, for use by the United States Armed Forces and its allies.
Powdered eggs are fully dehydrated eggs.

Mayonnaise

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The word mayonnaise possibly was derived from moyeu, the medieval French word for the yolk, meaning center or hub.
Commercial egg-free varieties are made for vegans and others who avoid chicken eggs or dietary cholesterol.

Food

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Bird eggs are a common food and one of the most versatile ingredients used in cooking.
In addition, birds and other animals lay eggs, which are often eaten, and bees produce honey, a reduced nectar from flowers, which is a popular sweetener in many cultures.

Choline

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Egg yolks and whole eggs store significant amounts of protein and choline, and are widely used in cookery. Eggs (boiled) supply several vitamins and minerals as significant amounts of the Daily Value (DV), including vitamin A (19 percent DV), riboflavin (42 percent DV), pantothenic acid (28 percent DV), vitamin B 12 (46 percent DV), choline (60 percent DV), phosphorus (25 percent DV), zinc (11 percent DV) and vitamin D (15 percent DV).

Fried egg

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Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, poached, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelettes, and pickled.
A fried egg is a cooked dish made from one or more eggs which are removed from their shells and placed into a pan, usually without breaking the yolk, and fried with minimal accompaniment.

Boiled egg

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Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, poached, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelettes, and pickled.
Boiled eggs are eggs, typically from a chicken, cooked with their shells unbroken, usually by immersion in boiling water.

Poached egg

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Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, poached, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelettes, and pickled.
A poached egg is an egg that has been cooked, outside the shell, by poaching (or sometimes steaming), as opposed to simmering or boiling liquid.

Omelette

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Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, poached, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelettes, and pickled.
In cuisine, an omelette or omelet is a dish made from beaten eggs fried with butter or oil in a frying pan (without stirring as in scrambled egg).

Egg carton

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In 1911, the egg carton was invented by Joseph Coyle in Smithers, British Columbia, to solve a dispute about broken eggs between a farmer in Bulkley Valley and the owner of the Aldermere Hotel.
An egg carton (also known as an egg box in British English) is a carton designed for carrying and transporting whole eggs.

Egg white

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Bird and reptile eggs consist of a protective eggshell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk), contained within various thin membranes.
Egg white has many uses in food (e.g. meringue, mousse) and also many other uses (e.g. in the preparation of vaccines such as those for influenza ).

Pasteurized eggs

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To avoid the issue of salmonella, eggs may be pasteurized in-shell at 57 C for an hour and 15 minutes.
Pasteurized eggs are eggs that have been pasteurized in order to reduce the risk of food-borne illness in dishes that are not cooked or are only lightly cooked.

Century egg

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A century egg or hundred-year-old egg is preserved by coating an egg in a mixture of clay, wood ash, salt, lime, and rice straw for several weeks to several months, depending on the method of processing.
Century egg or Pidan, also known as preserved egg, hundred-year egg, thousand-year egg, thousand-year-old egg, millennium egg, skin egg and black egg, is a Chinese preserved food product and delicacy made by preserving duck, chicken or quail eggs in a mixture of clay, ash, salt, quicklime, and rice hulls for several weeks to several months, depending on the method of processing.

Yolk

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Bird and reptile eggs consist of a protective eggshell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk), contained within various thin membranes.
As food, the chicken egg yolk is a major source of vitamins and minerals.

Salted duck egg

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The Chinese salted duck egg is made by immersing duck eggs in brine, or coating them individually with a paste of salt and mud or clay.
A salted duck egg is a Chinese preserved food product made by soaking duck eggs in brine, or packing each egg in damp, salted charcoal.

Food pyramid (nutrition)

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Due to their protein content, the United States Department of Agriculture categorizes eggs as Meats within the Food Guide Pyramid.
Meats, poultry, and fish include beef, chicken, pork, salmon, tuna, shrimp, and eggs.

Baking

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Chicken eggs are widely used in many types of dishes, both sweet and savory, including many baked goods.
Eggs can also be used in baking to produce savoury or sweet dishes.

Tea egg

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Tea eggs, a common snack sold from street-side carts in china, are steeped in a brew from a mixture of various spices, soy sauce, and black tea leaves to give flavor.
Fragrant and flavorful tea eggs are a traditional Chinese food.

Egg

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Some eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish, and have been eaten by humans for thousands of years. Fish eggs are called roe and caviar.
Eggs are considered pareve (neither meat nor dairy) despite being an animal product and can be mixed with either milk or kosher meat.

Chicken egg sizes

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A 50 g medium/large chicken egg provides approximately 70 Cal of food energy and 6 g of protein.
Chicken eggs are graded by size, for the purpose of sales.

Riboflavin

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Eggs (boiled) supply several vitamins and minerals as significant amounts of the Daily Value (DV), including vitamin A (19 percent DV), riboflavin (42 percent DV), pantothenic acid (28 percent DV), vitamin B 12 (46 percent DV), choline (60 percent DV), phosphorus (25 percent DV), zinc (11 percent DV) and vitamin D (15 percent DV).
Food sources include eggs, green vegetables, milk and other dairy product, meat, mushrooms, and almonds.

Roe

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Fish eggs are called roe and caviar.
Egg as food

Congee

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These often are boiled before consumption and are served with rice congee.
Eggs can be beaten into it to thicken it into gruel.

Salmonellosis

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They also may be eaten raw, although this is not recommended for people who may be especially susceptible to salmonellosis, such as the elderly, the infirm, or pregnant women.
An estimated 142,000 Americans are infected each year with Salmonella Enteritidis from chicken eggs, and about 30 die.

Food allergy

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One of the most common food allergies in infants is eggs.
Common foods involved include cow's milk, peanuts, eggs, shellfish, fish, tree nuts, soy, wheat, rice, and fruit.