Benefit and harm

The benefits and harms of Goose eggs

Goose eggs are different from the usual chicken large size and have a sufficiently thick shell that is covered with a whitish bloom.

Their edibility was discovered when domesticated geese — about 10 thousand years BC.

The properties of goose eggs

If you compare these eggs with chicken eggs, goose, in addition to the above parameters have a more intense flavor. However, they are not as fragrant and oily. The latter property makes them dietary product.

The size of the goose eggs are larger than chicken eggs 3-4 times, and the weight of one egg can reach 200 grams.

To choose and store a goose egg you need by following certain rules. So, when choosing a goose egg you need to pay attention to his shell — it should be clean and consistent. The egg shape must be correct to avoid damage and deterioration. The egg itself must be clean. If it is contaminated, then perhaps the penetration of microorganisms in the contents of eggs. To store eggs you need in a freezer at a temperature of 2-12 degrees, and the humidity should be around 85% but not more than 90%.

Use goose eggs

In eggs of geese contains a lot of nutrients and they are considered very nutritious. In the composition of these products is several vitamins, groups A, b, E, K and D, as well as various trace minerals and macro elements that have a positive effect on the human body as a whole.

Feature of goose eggs it is possible to note the content of specific substances which they contain. These substances inhibit the growth of fatty plaques on vessel walls, are involved in the process of withdrawal of toxins, partially improve memory and make the vision more acute. If you eat eggs geese periodically, it is possible to improve the functioning of the brain and genitourinary system.


In the yolk of a goose egg contains lute is quite rare, but very useful stuff. Its effect can be compared with the action of a strong antioxidant that helps the body's cells to rejuvenate and slow down the aging process. He also (lute) is considered to be a preventive remedy for various eye problems for example cataract.

Goose eggs are recommended for use in pregnant women, as they have a positive effect on the development of the brain and nervous system of the fetus.

The use of goose eggs

The main area where use of a goose egg is, of course, cooking. Here they are used in the preparation of various dishes: it can be baking, mayonnaise, quiches, desserts, snacks or salads. Due to the fact that geese are not the most cleanly poultry, raw eggs can be contaminated with bacteria, harmful influence on people, so in this form, the product use is not recommended. Most often, these eggs are baked. In General, cooking goose eggs are very much appreciated, as geese lay eggs much less frequently than the chicken.

The second area where goose eggs have been used successfully — cosmetology. Here they are component of various masks for the face. Most often the egg of a goose is used for making a hair mask.

Damage goose eggs

Because the goose is a waterfowl bird, its eggs are more likely to be infected with various bacteria such as Salmonella. So before consumption of eggs must be treated thermally.

This can be attributed to the possible staleness of the eggs to determine which one can only smell. If it is fresh, and the flavor of the egg will intonate pleasant. The sharp smell suggests that there is an egg it is impossible, because it threatens food poisoning.

Also the individual intolerance of this product.