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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 medium size egg

Per 100g

Typical values

Energy

277kJ
66kcal

547kJ
131kcal

Fat

of which saturates

             monounsaturates

             polyunsaturates

4.6g

1.3g

1.7g

0.7g

9.0g

2.5g

3.4g

1.4g

Carbohydrate
of which sugars

trace

trace

Protein

6.4g 12.6g

Salt

0.2g

0.4g

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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