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Yolk nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Egg, yolk, raw, fresh
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Yolk

Yolk
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 (17 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.
18.1 (acidic )
Calories
322
95% Cholesterol
91% Fats
88% Phosphorus
87% Saturated Fat
86% Vitamin B2
Explanation: This food contains more Cholesterol than 95% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (5%) 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 Fats, Phosphorus, Saturated Fat and Vitamin B2

Yolk Glycemic index (GI)

0
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 32%
15.86 g of 50 g
32%
Fats:
Daily Value: 41%
26.54 g of 65 g
41%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.59 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
52.31 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.7 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322
% Daily Value*
42%
Total Fat 27g
50%
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 1,085mg
2%
Sodium 48mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 4g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 16g
Vitamin D 218mcg 55%

Calcium 129mg 13%

Iron 3mg 17%

Potassium 109mg 3%

*
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
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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: 129 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Iron: 2.73 mg of 18 mg 15%
Magnesium: 5 mg of 400 mg 1%
Phosphorus: 390 mg of 1,000 mg 39%
Potassium: 109 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 48 mg of 2,400 mg 2%
Zinc: 2.3 mg of 15 mg 15%
Copper: 0.077 mg of 2 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.055 mg of 2 mg 3%
Selenium: 56 µg of 70 µg 80%
Choline: 820.2 mg of 550 mg 149%

Mineral chart - relative view

Phosphorus
390 mg
TOP 12%
Calcium
129 mg
TOP 18%
Selenium
56 mg
TOP 21%
Iron
2.73 mg
TOP 24%
Zinc
2.3 mg
TOP 36%
Choline
820.2 mg
TOP 46%
Copper
0.077 mg
TOP 65%
Manganese
0.055 mg
TOP 66%
Sodium
48 mg
TOP 73%
Potassium
109 mg
TOP 81%
Magnesium
5 mg
TOP 92%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 1442 IU of 5,000 IU 29%
Vitamin E : 2.58 mg of 20 mg 13%
Vitamin D: 5.4 µg of 10 µg 54%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.176 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B2: 0.528 mg of 2 mg 31%
Vitamin B3: 0.024 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 2.99 mg of 10 mg 30%
Vitamin B6: 0.35 mg of 2 mg 18%
Folate, total: 146 µg of 400 µg 37%
Vitamin B12: 1.95 µg of 6 µg 33%
Vitamin K: 0.7 µg of 80 µg 1%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.528 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin A
1442 µg
TOP 17%
Folate, total
146 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B5
2.99 µg
TOP 27%
Vitamin B12
1.95 µg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B6
0.35 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B1
0.176 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin D
5.4 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin E
2.58 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin K
0.7 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B3
0.024 µg
TOP 95%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 177 mg of 280 mg 63%
Threonine: 687 mg of 1,050 mg 65%
Isoleucine: 866 mg of 1,400 mg 62%
Leucine: 1399 mg of 2,730 mg 51%
Lysine: 1217 mg of 2,100 mg 58%
Methionine: 378 mg of 1,050 mg 36%
Phenylalanine: 681 mg of 1,750 mg 39%
Valine: 949 mg of 1,820 mg 52%
Histidine: 416 mg of 700 mg 59%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 9.551 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.738 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.204 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Yolk

Starch: g
Sucrose: 0.07 g
Glucose: 0.18 g
Fructose: 0.07 g
Lactose: 0.07 g
Maltose: 0.07 g
Galactose: 0.07 g

Fiber content / ratio for Yolk

Sugars: 0.56 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Yolk per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 38% 33% 15.86g 5.6 times more than Broccoli
Fats 41% 9% 26.54g 1.3 times less than Cheese
Carbs 1% 64% 3.59g 7.8 times less than Rice
Calories 12% 27% 322kcal 6.9 times more than Orange
Fructose 0% 93% 0.07g 84.3 times less than Apple
Sugars 1% 70% 0.56g 16 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 13% 18% 129mg Equal to Milk
Iron 15% 24% 2.73mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 1% 92% 5mg 28 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 56% 12% 390mg 2.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 2% 81% 109mg 1.3 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 73% 48mg 10.2 times less than White Bread
Zinc 21% 36% 2.3mg 2.7 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 65% 0.08mg 1.8 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 29% 17% 1442IU 11.6 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 17% 39% 2.58mg 1.8 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 54% 39% 5.4µg 2.5 times more than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 12% 36% 0.18mg 1.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 31% 14% 0.53mg 4.1 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 95% 0.02mg 398.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 30% 27% 2.99mg 2.6 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 18% 36% 0.35mg 2.9 times more than Oat
Folate, total 37% 20% 146µg 2.4 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 33% 31% 1.95µg 2.8 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 1% 79% 0.7µg 145.1 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 69% 0.18mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 69% 0.69mg Equal to Beef
Isoleucine 0% 65% 0.87mg 1.1 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 68% 1.4mg 1.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 69% 1.22mg 2.7 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 69% 0.38mg 3.9 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 69% 0.68mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 65% 0.95mg 2.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 71% 0.42mg 1.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 362% 5% 1085mg 2.9 times more than Egg
Saturated Fat 48% 13% 9.55g 1.6 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 14% 11.74g 1.2 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 19% 4.2g 11.2 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/172184/nutrients

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