The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

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    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Comparing the fat profiles of enriched and classic eggs

    Omega-3 enriched eggs are on the shelves in food stores around the country. An enriched eggs is the same as a classic egg, except it contains higher levels of the polyunsaturated fatty acid called omega-3.

    Here’s a comparison of fats in enriched eggs vs “classic” eggs.

    • Omega-6: 0.7 g (0.7 g)
    • Omega-3: 0.4 g (0.04 g)
    • Monounsaturated: 1.6 g (2.0 g)
    • Saturated: 1.2 g (1.5 g)
    • Cholesterol: 185 mg (190 mg)

    There’s 10 times the omega-3 in an enriched egg.

    Illustration: Egg Innovations

    10/22/06 22:02 JR

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