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The health benefits of... eggs The humble egg has impressive health credentials. Nutritionist Jo Lewin shares recipes, nutritional highlights and tips on choosing a good egg. An introduction to eggs... Both the white and yolk of an egg are rich in nutrients - proteins, vitamins and minerals with the yolk also containing cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. Eggs are an important and versatile ingredient for cooking, as their particular chemical make up is literally the glue of many important baking reactions. Since the domestication of the chicken, people have been enjoying and nourishing themselves with eggs. As a long time symbol of fertility and rebirth, the egg has taken its place in religious as well as culinary...

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Crispy Asian salmon with stir-fried noodles, pak choi & sugar snap peas

Ingredients- 2 x 100g salmon fillets (plus 2 more 100g salmon fillets if cooking for Flaked salmon salad lunch   see 'goes well with')For the marinade- 2 tsp reduced salt tamari or soy sauce- 2cm piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped or grated- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped- 2 tbsp lemon or lime juice- 1 tsp sesame oilFor the stir-fried noodles- 85g vermicelli rice noodle- 2 tsp rapeseed oil- 1 tsp sesame oil- 1 spring onion, trimmed and thinly sliced- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped- ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped- 2cm piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped- 100g sugar snap pea- 100g pak choi (or spinach)- 1 large red pepper, sliced- 1 tsp tamari or soy sauce- 1 tsp...

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