If ever there were a symbol of the renewal and freshness of spring that transcends all traditions, a reasonable argument could be made that it is the egg.
Eggs have an important place in the ritual of the Passover seder. They are a central part of Easter celebrations. And while the humble egg's status as a healthy food has had its ups and downs in the arena of public opinion, recent research has suggested that eggs, when eaten in moderation, do a body good. Here are eight reasons to indulge this holiday weekend, no matter what you're celebrating.