Nutrition and Energy in Eggs
Dietary Food Nutrients, Vitamins, Minerals and Glycemic Index GI Value of Egg

Nutritional Value of Eggs

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Diet Nutrients, Micronutrients in Eggs

Food Nutrition in Egg

Eggs are an excellent source of protein and are rich in minerals and vitamins including Vitamin B12 for vegetarians. Lecithin in egg yolks is rich in choline, a material which regulates fat metabolism and is involved in the transport of cholesterol throughout the blood stream. Most nutritionists advise a restricted intake of egg-yolks for anyone with high serum cholesterol or a family history of atherosclerotic heart disease or stroke.

Energy in Egg

Eggs contain between 65-90 calories depending on size. In a large egg, the egg yolk contains about 63 calories while the egg white contains about 17 calories.

Nutrients in Eggs

One large egg contains almost no carbohydrates, about 7.5 grams of protein, about 6 grams of fat and 246 mg of cholesterol.

Vitamins in Egg

Eggs contain Vitamin A, small amounts of B Vitamins, folate and useful amounts of Vitamin B12.

Minerals in Egg

Eggs contain phosphorus, sodium, potassium and calcium.

Glycemic Index (GI) Value For Egg

Eggs have a low GI value.

Most Nutritious Type of Egg

All eggs are a very nutritious element in any healthy diet. Look out for a new variety of eggs fortified by Omega 3 essential fatty acids.

Nutrition in Eggs

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Boiled Egg
Deviled Egg
Fried Egg
Poached Egg
Scrambled Egg
Egg White
Egg White (Dried)
Egg Yolk
Egg Yolk (Dried)
Easter Egg
Egg Bread
Egg Matzo
Egg Roll
Eggs Benedict
Eggs Florentine
McDonald's Scrambled Eggs
Pickled Egg
Scotch Egg
Weight Watchers Omelet

Egg Substitutes

Frozen Egg Substitute
Liquid Egg Substitute
Powder Egg Substitute
Egg Beaters
Egg Scramblers

Weight Control, Exercise and Nutrition

Some people who want to lose weight make the mistake of focusing exclusively on calorie-intake and counting calories. Although keeping track of energy intake is vital, energy expenditure is also important. So too is diet nutrition, because when we maintain a healthy body and metabolism, we burn calories faster. In short, if you want to lose weight, make sure you eat a healthy diet in order to obtain all your necessary nutrients.

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