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Egg - The Cheapest Curry/Food Available In India

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<p style="text-align: justify;">Eggs are a universal food, and I would it is magical food, it is an important part of cuisines around the globe. Every culture has its own cuisine for egg dishes. Some of these dishes have different names and often include different flavoring foods where many are similar. The differences between these egg dishes are simply the flavor.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Let us take omelet we eat today is an original French recipe, but it was first made out of eggs and honey by ancient Romans. You make this type of omelet by moving beaten eggs around in a pan until they cook into a lumpy circle. Then, after you add a filling of flavoring foods, you simply flip one side of the egg circle over the filling and your half-moon-shaped omelet is done.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Global egg production has witnessed impressive growth. According to data from the FAO total egg production has grown from 61.7 million tonnes in 2008 to 76.7 million tonnes in 2018 &ndash; a notable increase of 24% in ten years. (international Egg commission)</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Let us have a world supply scene to understand egg in better way where China produces many, many more eggs than any other country. In 2018, China produced 466 billion eggs (34% of world production), making them the biggest producer by far. China is followed by the EU, USA and India, with these top four regions producing almost 60% of the world&rsquo;s eggs. Considering top ten countries egg producing countries and their percentage share in global production:</p><p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p><table width="80%"><tbody><tr><td width="9%"><p><strong>1.</strong></p></td><td width="37%"><p>China - 34%</p></td><td width="11%"><p><strong>6.</strong></p></td><td width="39%"><p>Brazil - 4%</p></td></tr><tr><td width="9%"><p><strong>2.</strong></p></td><td width="37%"><p>EU - 9%</p></td><td width="11%"><p><strong>7.</strong></p></td><td width="39%"><p>Russia - 3%</p></td></tr><tr><td width="9%"><p><strong>3.</strong></p></td><td width="37%"><p>USA - 8%</p></td><td width="11%"><p><strong>8.</strong></p></td><td width="39%"><p>Japan- 3%</p></td></tr><tr><td width="9%"><p><strong>4.</strong></p></td><td width="37%"><p>India - 7%</p></td><td width="11%"><p><strong>9.</strong></p></td><td width="39%"><p>Indonesia - 3%</p></td></tr><tr><td width="9%"><p><strong>5.</strong></p></td><td width="37%"><p>Mexico - 4%</p></td><td width="11%"><p><strong>10.</strong></p></td><td width="39%"><p>Turkey - 1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Now if find the price of dozen eggs in Dollar in different place of world as on today 09/07/20.</strong></p><p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p><table width="101%"><tbody><tr><td width="19%"><p>Name of place</p></td><td width="8%"><p>Cost in$</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Name of place</p></td><td width="8%"><p>Cost in$</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Name of place</p></td><td width="9%"><p>Cost in$</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Tokyo, Japan</p></td><td width="8%"><p>2.20</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Paraguay</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.62</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Spain</p></td><td width="9%"><p>2.00</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Zurich, Switzerland</p></td><td width="8%"><p>5.81</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Brazil</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.23</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Germany &nbsp;</p></td><td width="9%"><p>2.25</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Dubai</p></td><td width="8%"><p>2.85</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Argentina</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.49</p></td><td width="20%"><p>New Zealand</p></td><td width="9%"><p>3.40</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Paris, France</p></td><td width="8%"><p>5.86</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Canada</p></td><td width="8%"><p>2.50</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Australia</p></td><td width="9%"><p>3.16</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>S Africa</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.81</p></td><td width="30%"><p>USA</p></td><td width="8%"><p>2.36</p></td><td width="20%"><p>UAE</p></td><td width="9%"><p>2.75</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Kenya</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.66</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Norway</p></td><td width="8%"><p>4.11</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Qatar</p></td><td width="9%"><p>2.77</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Morocco</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.25</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Ukraine</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.10</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Hong Kong</p></td><td width="9%"><p>3.75</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Egypt</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.13</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Spain</p></td><td width="8%"><p>2.00</p></td><td width="20%"><p>India</p></td><td width="9%"><p>0.66</p></td></tr><tr><td width="19%"><p>Nigeria</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.30</p></td><td width="30%"><p>Bangladesh</p></td><td width="8%"><p>1.21</p></td><td width="20%"><p>Pakistan</p></td><td width="9%"><p>0.75</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align: justify;">Source:<a href="http://numbeo.com">numbeo.com</a></p><p style="text-align: justify;">From above table it is very clear, and we can understand the cost of dozen eggs in different parts of world and India. any-body who comes to India, will find eggs as cheapest in the world.&nbsp; At the same time, it is advisable to have a micro biological analysis before we claim the advantages.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Now it is to understand India scene and to prove egg the cheapest food available in India, let us have comparison of egg prices and other options available in India, so consider the following points also into consideration.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">1)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; An average Indian family of four members required four eggs for making one curry and which will cost Rs 16.00 for egg.&nbsp; Let us ignore other fixed cost of ingredients since these ingredients also required for the making any vegetable curry and whereas egg required only the basic items.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">2)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; green vegetables cost is for half kilos is approximate 50 INR /Kgs</p><p style="text-align: justify;">3)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; cost of lentils around 100 Rs. per Kgs</p><p style="text-align: justify;">4)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; With egg curry we can consume rice or roti or anything which makes a complete course for average Indian, but when it is matter of any kind of other curries it required one more additional curry to make meal interesting or complete.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">5)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Now again in Indian availability of Egg will not be problem, it is easily available thought out the season, availability of vegetable is a question</p><p style="text-align: justify;">It is clear that Egg is cheapest food and again it is cheaper in India, it is the most beneficial food also.&nbsp; let us have awareness on egg, start with protein contents. Scientists frequently use eggs as a standard for measuring the protein quality of other foods. Protein quality is expressed as biological value, which measures the rate of efficiency that protein is used for growth. At 93.7%, eggs score higher than any other food. On a scale with 100 representing top efficiency, following are the biological values of proteins in several foods.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">IEC data for the year 2018 illustrates the difference with high egg consumption in Mexico (368 eggs) and Japan (337) and a lower consumption in South Africa (130). Countries with a large population are quite different with an egg consumption in China of 255 eggs and in India 76 eggs. The EU average is 210 eggs per person per year, although within the EU consumption data also differs from high in Spain (273 eggs) and Denmark (248) to lower levels in Poland (145 eggs) and Portugal (146 eggs).&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Whole egg: 93.7</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Milk: 84.5</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Fish: 76.0</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Beef: 74.3</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Soybeans: 72.8</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Polished rice: 64.0</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Wheat, whole: 64.0</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Corn: 60.0</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Beans, dry: 58.0</p><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Other benefits by consuming egg </strong></p><p style="text-align: justify;">Eggs are one of nature's most perfectly balanced foods, containing all the protein, vitamins (except vitamin C) and minerals essential for good health. Today's large egg contains only a moderate amount of fat, with about <strong>5 grams in only the egg yolk</strong>, (1.5 grams saturated), 213 mg of cholesterol and 75 calories. Eggs can easily fit into your daily fat limit.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Calories: 80</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Protein: 6.3 grams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Carbohydrates: 0.6 grams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Total Fat: 5.0 grams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v monounsaturated fat: 2.0 grams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v polyunsaturated fat: 0.7 grams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v saturated fat: 1.5 grams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Cholesterol: 213 milligrams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Sodium: 063 milligrams</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Eggs have a high nutrient density because they provide significant amounts of vitamins and minerals yet contain only 71 calories. They are an excellent source of high-quality protein (i.e., they contain all the essential amino acids) as well as many B vitamins. The nutritional value of an egg is divided between the egg white and the egg yolk.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">The white contains more than half the egg's total protein, niacin, riboflavin, chlorine, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and sulfur and all the egg's zinc.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">The yolk contains all of the fat in the egg and a little less than half of the protein. It also contains the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, and E. Egg yolks are one of the few foods naturally containing vitamin D. The yolk also provides vitamin B 12 and folic acid, and the minerals iron, calcium, copper and phosphorus.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Egg yolks contain 213 milligrams of cholesterol (approximately 22% less cholesterol than previously thought) and 5 grams of total fat. Only 1.5 grams of the yolk's fat is saturated, the kind of fat that is most likely to increase blood cholesterol levels. In fact, compared with dietary cholesterol, saturated fat exerts a four times stronger influence on blood.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">cholesterol levels. Just published research actually saw an increase in the HDL or the "good" cholesterol levels of subjects who added an egg each day to their diet.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Eggs are considered a complete protein because they contain all nine essential amino acids, or the building blocks of protein.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">One large egg contains 6.3 grams of protein. The protein is almost equally split between the egg white and the egg yolk. The white contains 3.5 grams of protein while the yolk contains 2.8 grams. The protein in an egg contains all the essential amino acids used for growth and development.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Based on the essential amino acids it provides, egg protein is second only to mother's milk for human nutrition. Essential amino acids must be provided by the food we eat because our body cannot produce them. While providing 6.25 grams of the highest quality protein, each egg contains 10 percent of the USRDA.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Muscles, organs, skin, hair as well as antibodies, enzymes, transport molecules and hormones are all made from protein. Each protein has a certain number and sequence of amino acids. Nine amino acids cannot be made by the body. These nine are known as essential amino acids and you must get them from the foods you eat.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Foods that contain all nine essential amino acids are called complete protein foods. The nine essential amino acids are:</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Valine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Leucine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Isoleucine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Threonine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Histidine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Tryptophan</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Phenylalanine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Methionine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">v Lysine</p><p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p>
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