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Egg nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Egg

Egg
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
0 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 large (50 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
9 (acidic )
Calories
155
94% Cholesterol
86% Vitamin B2
76% Vitamin A
74% Retinol
74% Vitamin A, RAE
Explanation: This food contains more Cholesterol than 94% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (6%) which contain more Cholesterol, this food itself is rich in Cholesterol more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Retinol and Vitamin A, RAE

Egg Glycemic index (GI)

0
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 25%
12.58 g of 50 g
25%
Fats:
Daily Value: 16%
10.61 g of 65 g
16%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
1.12 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
74.62 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.07 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 155
% Daily Value*
17%
Total Fat 11g
15%
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat g
124%
Cholesterol 373mg
5%
Sodium 124mg
0%
TotalCarbohydrate 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 87mcg 22%

Calcium 50mg 5%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 126mg 4%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
ok
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 50 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 1.19 mg of 18 mg 7%
Magnesium: 10 mg of 400 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 172 mg of 1,000 mg 17%
Potassium: 126 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 124 mg of 2,400 mg 5%
Zinc: 1.05 mg of 15 mg 7%
Copper: 2 mg of 2 mg 100%
Manganese: 0.026 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 30.8 µg of 70 µg 44%
Choline: 293.8 mg of 550 mg 53%

Mineral chart - relative view

Selenium
30.8 mg
TOP 31%
Calcium
50 mg
TOP 34%
Choline
293.8 mg
TOP 46%
Sodium
124 mg
TOP 46%
Phosphorus
172 mg
TOP 47%
Zinc
1.05 mg
TOP 52%
Iron
1.19 mg
TOP 55%
Manganese
0.026 mg
TOP 73%
Potassium
126 mg
TOP 76%
Magnesium
10 mg
TOP 84%
Copper
2 mg
TOP 94%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 520 IU of 5,000 IU 10%
Vitamin E : 1.03 mg of 20 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 2.2 µg of 10 µg 22%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.066 mg of 2 mg 4%
Vitamin B2: 0.513 mg of 2 mg 30%
Vitamin B3: 0.064 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 1.398 mg of 10 mg 14%
Vitamin B6: 0.121 mg of 2 mg 6%
Folate, total: 44 µg of 400 µg 11%
Vitamin B12: 1.11 µg of 6 µg 19%
Vitamin K: 0.3 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.513 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin A
520 µg
TOP 24%
Vitamin B5
1.398 µg
TOP 30%
Folate, total
44 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B12
1.11 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin D
2.2 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin E
1.03 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin B6
0.121 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B1
0.066 µg
TOP 64%
Vitamin K
0.3 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B3
0.064 µg
TOP 94%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 153 mg of 280 mg 55%
Threonine: 604 mg of 1,050 mg 58%
Isoleucine: 686 mg of 1,400 mg 49%
Leucine: 1075 mg of 2,730 mg 39%
Lysine: 904 mg of 2,100 mg 43%
Methionine: 392 mg of 1,050 mg 37%
Phenylalanine: 668 mg of 1,750 mg 38%
Valine: 767 mg of 1,820 mg 42%
Histidine: 298 mg of 700 mg 43%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 3.267 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.077 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.414 g

Fiber content / ratio for Egg

Sugars: 1.12 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Egg per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 30% 38% 12.58g 4.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 16% 32% 10.61g 3.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 0% 70% 1.12g 25.2 times less than Rice
Calories 6% 58% 155kcal 3.3 times more than Orange
Sugars 1% 65% 1.12g 8 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 5% 34% 50mg 2.5 times less than Milk
Iron 7% 55% 1.19mg 2.2 times less than Beef
Magnesium 3% 84% 10mg 14 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 25% 47% 172mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 76% 126mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 5% 46% 124mg 4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 10% 52% 1.05mg 6 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 94% 2mg 14.1 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 10% 24% 520IU 32.1 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 7% 46% 1.03mg 1.4 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 22% 41% 2.2µg Equal to Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 4% 64% 0.07mg 4 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 30% 14% 0.51mg 3.9 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 94% 0.06mg 149.6 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 14% 30% 1.4mg 1.2 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 6% 60% 0.12mg Equal to Oat
Folate, total 11% 37% 44µg 1.4 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 19% 40% 1.11µg 1.6 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 0% 84% 0.3µg 338.7 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 71% 0.15mg 2 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 71% 0.6mg 1.2 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 70% 0.69mg 1.3 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 72% 1.08mg 2.3 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 72% 0.9mg 2 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 69% 0.39mg 4.1 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 70% 0.67mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 70% 0.77mg 2.6 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 74% 0.3mg 2.5 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 124% 6% 373mg Equal to Egg
Saturated Fat 16% 35% 3.27g 1.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 36% 4.08g 2.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 38% 1.41g 33.4 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.