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on March 26, 2018

Eggs provide poverty alleviation in developing countries

Eggs offer a lot more than simply a source of protein; they can play a role in child development and poverty alleviation.

On a visit to Zambia in 2011, I came upon an egg carton that summarized perfectly what eggs are -- and can be -- in terms of human nutrition. 

The carton’s very simple tag line -- "Protein for the nation" -- was spot on in a country where 54 percent…

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