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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 ⓘ Source:
The GI of a whole egg is 0.
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 the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
18.1 (acidic )
Calories
322
95% Cholesterol
91% Fats
88% Phosphorus
87% Saturated Fat
86% Vitamin B2
Explanation: The given food contains more Cholesterol than 95% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Cholesterol than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Phosphorus, Saturated Fat, and Vitamin B2.

Yolk Glycemic index (GI)

Source:

The GI of a whole egg is 0.

0

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Macronutrients chart

16% 27% 4% 53% 2%
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

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 322
% Daily Value*
42%
Total Fat 27g
45%
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 1,085mg
2%
Sodium 48mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 16g
Vitamin D 218mcg 36%

Calcium 129mg 13%

Iron 3mg 38%

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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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 39% 103% 4% 168% 10% 7% 63% 26% 8% 306% 448%
Calcium: 129 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Iron: 2.73 mg of 8 mg 34%
Magnesium: 5 mg of 420 mg 1%
Phosphorus: 390 mg of 700 mg 56%
Potassium: 109 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 48 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 2.3 mg of 11 mg 21%
Copper: 0.077 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.055 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 56 µg of 55 µg 102%
Choline: 820.2 mg of 550 mg 149%

Mineral chart - relative view

Phosphorus
390 mg
TOP 12%
Calcium
129 mg
TOP 18%
Selenium
56 µg
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 Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 87% 52% 162% 0% 44% 122% 1% 180% 81% 110% 244% 2%
Vitamin A: 1442 IU of 5,000 IU 29%
Vitamin E : 2.58 mg of 15 mg 17%
Vitamin D: 5.4 µg of 10 µg 54%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.176 mg of 1 mg 15%
Vitamin B2: 0.528 mg of 1 mg 41%
Vitamin B3: 0.024 mg of 16 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 2.99 mg of 5 mg 60%
Vitamin B6: 0.35 mg of 1 mg 27%
Folate: 146 µg of 400 µg 37%
Vitamin B12: 1.95 µg of 2 µg 81%
Vitamin K: 0.7 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

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

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 190% 197% 186% 154% 174% 108% 117% 157% 179%
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

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

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.07% 0.18% 0.07% 0.07% 0.07% 0.07%
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

0.56% 3.03%
Sugar: 0.56 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 3.03 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 16% 27% 322kcal 6.9 times more than Orange
Fructose 0% 93% 0.07g 84.3 times less than Apple
Sugar 0% 70% 0.56g 16 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 13% 18% 129mg Equal to Milk
Iron 34% 24% 2.73mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 1% 92% 5mg 28 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 56% 12% 390mg 2.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 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 9% 65% 0.08mg 1.8 times less than Shiitake
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 15% 36% 0.18mg 1.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 41% 14% 0.53mg 4.1 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 95% 0.02mg 398.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 60% 27% 2.99mg 2.6 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 27% 36% 0.35mg 2.9 times more than Oat
Folate 37% 20% 146µg 2.4 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 81% 31% 1.95µg 2.8 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 1% 79% 0.7µg 145.1 times less than Broccoli
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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172184/nutrients

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