15 Things You Didn't Know About Eggs

15 Things You Didn't Know About Eggs
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They don't call them "incredible" for no reason.

Eggs are an ever-popular staple in meals that boast a variety of nutrients and protein. Americans eat on average 250 shell eggs yearly. We eat them at all times of day, frying them up for our favorite breakfast omelet and baking them in delicious frittatas for dinner. Despite of how much and often we eat this protein powerhouse, you'd be surprised to find that there's a whole lot more to discover about this remarkable food.

Want to learn a simple trick to tell if an egg is still fresh? And did you know that it is possible to have an egg stand straight on one day of the year? From the truth behind their expiration date to their amazing health benefits, we'll let you in on 15 little-known facts.

Check out the slideshow abovefor 15 things you never knew about eggs.

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