The yolk gets its color from the yellow-orange plant pigments called lutein and zeaxanthin. Lutein and zeaxanthin have been shown to reduce the risks of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in those 65 and older.
From time to time, the Colorado Egg Producers sends out information for educators and the general public. When you register you can select which group to join. You can remove your name from the address list at any time.