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Egg nutrition information

The egg is a nutrient-dense food, containing high quality protein and a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Eggs are not high in fat.

Nutrition Information Per Small Egg (48 grams) Per Medium Size Egg (58 grams) Per Large Egg (68 grams) Per 100 grams
Energy kcals (calories) 54 66 78 131
Energy kJ 227 277 326 547
Fat (g) 3.7 4.6 5.4 9.0
Saturates (g) 1.0 1.3 1.5 2.5
Monounsaturates (g) 1.4 1.7 2.0 3.4
Polyunsaturates (g) 0.6 0.7 0.9 1.4
Carbohydrate (g) trace trace trace trace
Sugars (g) trace trace trace trace
Protein (g) 5.2 6.4 7.5 12.6
Salt (g) 0.16 0.20 0.23 0.39

Calories in an egg

Find information on calories and eggs, as well as more about the relationship between eggs and dieting.

Vitamins and minerals in an egg

See more information on the specific vitamins and minerals in an egg and how they keep us healthy.

Protein in eggs

Eggs are one of the best sources of natural protein in foods and a vital nutrient to retain a strong and healthy body. 

Eggs and fat

Learn about the different essential fats found within eggs and how important they are to a balanced diet.

All information checked by an independent Registered Nutritionist/Dietitian

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