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Egg Yolk, Fresh

Egg, Yolk, Raw, Fresh has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Riboflavin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 3.59g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 15.86 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's average MUFA and average PUFA. The omega-3 content is average. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Egg, Yolk, Raw, Fresh has been given a composite ranking of 15, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat75%
 Calories from Carbs5%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very low in Sodium
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A1441.9 IU28.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol371 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent381 mcg
Alpha Carotene38 mcg
Beta Carotene88 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin33 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin1093.9 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D107 IU26.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin E2.6 mg8.6%Top 10%Very High
Beta Tocopherol0.1 mg
Gamma Tocopherol1.3 mg
Delta Tocopherol0.1 mg
Vitamin K0.7 mcg0.88%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.18 mg11.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.53 mg31.1%Top 10%Very High
Niacin0.02 mg0.12%Bottom 10%Very Low
Vitamin B60.35 mg17.5%Top 30%High
Folate146 mcg36.5%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate146 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents146 mcg
Vitamin B121.9 mcg32.5%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid3 mg29.9%Top 10%Very High
Choline682.4 mg
Betaine0.9 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium129 mg12.9%Top 30%High
Iron2.7 mg15.2%Top 30%High
Magnesium5 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus389.9 mg39%Top 10%Very High
Potassium109 mg3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium48 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc2.3 mg15.3%Top 30%High
Copper0.08 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.06 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Selenium56 mcg80%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate3.6 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0.6 g
Sucrose70 mg
Glucose180 mg
Fructose70 mg
Lactose70 mg
Maltose70 mg
Galactose70 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein15.9 g31.7%Top 30%High
Tryptophan177 mg
Threonine687 mg
Isoleucine866.1 mg
Leucine1399 mg
Lysine1217 mg
Methionine378 mg
Cystine264 mg
Phenylalanine681.1 mg
Tyrosine678 mg
Valine949.1 mg
Arginine1099.2 mg
Histidine416 mg
Alanine836 mg
Aspartic Acid1550 mg
Glutamic Acid1969.7 mg
Glycine488 mg
Proline645.9 mg
Serine1326 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat26.5 g40.8%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat9.6 g47.8%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat11.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids228 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids3537.8 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water52.3 g
Ash1.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 26.5 g 40.8%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g 47.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1233.9 mg 411.3%

Sodium 48 mg 2%

Total Carbohydrates 3.6 g 1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 15.9 g 31.7%

Vitamin A 28.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.9% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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