Egg: Nutrition Facts and Fun Facts!

Egg: Nutrition Facts and Fun Facts!

Do you know?

  1. Eggs are the only source of high quality ‘complete protein'(6 g in one medium sized egg).
  2. It is very low in calories (63 calories in one medium sized egg)
  3. It is one of the few foods that is naturally a source of Vitamin D.
  4. Eggs age more in one day at room temperature than one week in refrigerator.
  5. As the hen grows older, she produces larger eggs!
  6. Finally, the color of the yolk depends on the hen’s diet. It is more bright yellow in color if it eats more of carotenoids/ xanthophylls, plant pigment. Medium yellow if it eats more of corn etc, and lighter color if it eats more of grains like wheat, millets etc etc..

Complete protein: Right proportion of amino acids needed by the human body for tissue building/ repair.

Okay, Now the Nutrition Facts.

Nutrition Facts for 1 Medium Egg (44 g):

Micronutrient Values of one Egg:

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