As mindbodygreen readers, we're well-informed about how to lead a healthy and sustainable life. Perhaps you buy only organic produce, compost in your backyard, or exclusively use nontoxic, cruelty-free cleaning products.
You care about the environment just as much as you care about what you put into your body. You try to be an informed consumer, but do you really know what those labels on your eggs mean? Though you're likely familiar with the difference between an organic vs. GMO piece of fruit, most of us can't really articulate what a cage-free egg is versus one that's free-range or Certified Humane.
What really is the difference? Does it matter? And as a conscious consumer, what is the best choice for your own health, for the health of the planet, and for the health of the hens that created your eggs?