The Incredible Egg


Eggs are a nutrient-dense food that are a great addition to a healthy lifestyle. Eggs are good anytime of day – breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late night snack. A lot of people neglect the yolk but, they aren’t as bad as people make them out to be (in moderation, of course). They may be high in cholesterol but they are nutrient rich in many things that are good for you and they taste good too!

What’s in an Egg?

The egg yolk

  • Vitamin A, B12, D and E
  • Contains more than ½ the protein of the egg
  • Choline, thiamin, folate, phosphorus, iron and zinc
  • Contains 100% of the fat
  • 61% is poly- and mono- unsaturated fat

The egg white

  • Riboflavin, sodium, potassium and magnesium
  • Choline, thiamin, folate, phosphorus, iron and zinc
  • A little less than ½ the protein of the egg

The egg white and egg yolk combined have:

  • 7 grams of protein
  • 13 essential nutrients
  • Less than 1 gram of carbohydrates
  • 5 grams of fat (only 1.5g saturated fat)



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