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Egg Nutrient Chart


Nutrient Content of a Large Egg

 

Nutrient (unit) Whole Egg Egg White Egg Yolk
Calories (kcal) 72 17 55
Protein (g) 6.3 3.6 2.7
Carbohydrate (g) 0.36 0.24 0.61
Total fat (g) 4.8 0.06 4.5
Monounsaturated fat (g) 1.8 0 2
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1 0 0.72
Saturated fat (g) 1.6 0 1.6
Trans fat (g) 0.02 0 0.02
Cholesterol (mg) 186 0 184
Choline (mg) 126 0.4 116
Riboflavin (mg) 0.2 0.15 0.09
Vitamin B12 (mcg) 0.45 0.03 0.33
Folate (mcg) 24 1 25
Vitamin D (IU) 41 0 37
Vitamin A (IU) 270 0 245
Vitamin B 6 (mg) 0.09 0 0.06
Thiamin (mg) 0.02 0 0.03
Vitamin E (mg) 0.5 0 0.44
Selenium (mcg) 15.4 6.6 9.5
Phosphorous (mg) 99 5 66
Iron (mg) 0.88 0.03 0.46
Zinc (mg) 0.65 0.01 0.39
Calcium (mg) 28 2 22
Sodium (mg) 71 55 8
Potassium (mg) 69 54 19
Magnesium (mg) 6 4 1

 

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 2010. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 23. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page: http://www.ars.usda.gov/nutrientdata

Discrepencies between nutrient levels in the white+yolk vs. the whole egg are due to sampling error.

 
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