Thursday 2 February 2023

Costa Rica Second In Latin America In “Come Huevos”

Paying the bills

Latest

Joselyn Chacón admits having paid to “put the hurt on” the media

QCOSTARICA (Nacion.com) The Minister of Health, Joselyn Chacón, affirmed...

Uncovering the Red Tape of Clean Water in Costa Rica

(OP-ED) Imagine having to haul water to your home,...

Do CBD Products Actually Work?

Rumors about the beneficial effects of CBD products have...

Costa Rica’s Minister of Sport assures that it is urgent to legalize recreational marijuana

QCOSTARICA - The Minister of Sport, Mary Munive, asked...

Central Bank intervenes propping up the dollar exchange

QCOSTARICA - The dollar exchange rose slightly, one colon,...

Tourism, exporters and service companies will hire fewer staff with the dollar falling

QCOSTARICA - Tourism, exporters of agricultural goods and service...

The most Popular Sports within Costa Rica     

As it is across the world, sports play a...

Dollar Exchange

¢550.81 Buy

¢558.29 Sell

1 February 2023 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills

Share

The literal meaning of the term “come huevos” is “eat eggs”. In Costa Rica and Latin America, the term is a derogatory one. However, its literal meaning is applicable here and without the derogatory connotation because, in Costa Rica people do in fact eat a lot of eggs.

[two_third]According to findings of the Cámara Nacional de Avicultores de Costa Rica (National Poultry Chamber), in 2012 the number of eggs consumed per capita in Costa Rica is 16 eggs a month, that is to say, 200 a year. Ana González, an adviser of Avicultores, explains that the average Latin American consumption is about 100 eggs a year, however, Mexico leads with one egg per day per capita.

The Food and Agriculature Organizaion of the United Nations (FAO) considers the egg the most nutritious in nature.

- Advertisement -

However, many still restrict including an egg in their diet because it is thought that it can cause cholesterol problems and leads to fatness.

Egg yolks and whole eggs store significant amounts of protein and choline, and are widely used in cookery. Due to their protein content, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) categorizes eggs as Meats within the Food Guide Pyramid. Despite the nutritional value of eggs, there are some potential health issues arising from egg quality, storage, and individual allergies.[/two_third]

[one_third_last]

To Fridge of Not to Fridge?

Go buy eggs in Costa Rica and you’ll find them sitting on an unrefrigerated shelf.

More…

eggs750

- Advertisement -

 

 

 

[/one_third_last]

- Advertisement -

 

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Cuba Plane Crash: Company ‘Had Safety Complaints’

Solidarity and investigations after the accident. Cuban authorities are investigating the...

The Volcanos Of Central America (By Country)

Among the things most loved by travelers to Central America is...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.