Eggs are a naturally nutrient-rich food, containing eight essential nutrients. Eggs provide an excellent source of vitamin B12, biotin (B7), iodine, selenium, and choline; a good source of high-quality protein, riboflavin (B2) and pantothenic acid (B5); as well as the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin (252 mcg), all for only 70 calories.
Egg white and the yolk contains around 3.5 grams and 2.5 grams of healthy protein, respectively. Furthermore, the fat content in an egg is around 5.0 grams. The nutrition table shows, how a large egg contains all the critical minerals and vitamins in enough percentages that our body needs, yet carries less calorie.
A large egg contains the following, according to the USDA: 1 72 calories 2 0g carbohydrates 3 6g protein 4 5g total fat 5 1.5g saturated fat (8% DV) 6 0g fiber 7 0g sugar 8 69mg potassium (1% DV) 9 6mg magnesium (1% DV) 10 28mg calcium More items…Egg Nutrition Chart Image Diagram - Chart - diagrams and charts with labels. This diagram depicts Egg Nutrition Chart Image