Egg White
Top 71%12 points
Top 71%

Egg White review: 73 facts and highlights

1. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
10.9g
Egg Yolk: 15.86g

2. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
7mg
Eggnog: 130mg

3. more retinol per 100g

Retinol (vitamin A1) plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision, especially night vision. It is important for the development of skin, bones and teeth.
0µg
Egg Yolk: 371µg

4. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
87.57g
Egg White: 87.57g

5. more lipids per 100g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
0.17g
Egg Yolk: 26.54g

6. more ash per 100g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
0.63g
Egg Yolk: 1.71g

7. more carbohydrates per 100g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
0.73g
Eggnog: 8.05g

8. more dietary fiber per 100g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
0g
Eggnog: 0g

9. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
0.71g
Quail Egg: 0.4g

10. less sucrose content per 100g

Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.
0.07g
Eggnog: 0.04g

11. more glucose per 100g

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.
0.34g
Egg White: 0.34g

12. less fructose per 100g

Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.
0.07g
Eggnog: 0.04g

13. more lactose content per 100g

Lactose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) usually found in milk, composed of galactose and glucose.
0.07g
Eggnog: 7.84g

14. more maltose content per 100g

Maltose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) which helps regulate digestion due to its antimicrobial properties.
0.07g
Egg Yolk: 0.07g

15. more galactose content per 100g

Galactose is one of the monosaccharides found in lactose. It is less sweet than glucose and contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system.
0.07g
Egg Yolk: 0.07g

16. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
216kJ
Egg Yolk: 1346kJ

17. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
0.08mg
Turkey Egg: 4.1mg

18. more magnesium per 100g

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
11mg
Eggnog: 19mg

19. more phosphorus per 100g

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
15mg
Egg Yolk: 390mg

20. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
163mg
Duck Egg: 222mg

21. more sodium per 100g

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
166mg
Egg White: 166mg

22. more zinc per 100g

Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
0.03mg
Egg Yolk: 2.3mg

23. more copper per 100g

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.
0.02mg
Egg Yolk: 0.08mg

24. more manganese per 100g

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
0.01mg
Egg Yolk: 0.06mg

25. more selenium per 100g

Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
20µg
Egg Yolk: 56µg

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