How Many Calories in 1 Egg? (Egg Nutrition Facts)

How many calories in 1 egg
How many calories in 1 egg

You do know that eggs are not only delicious but also highly nutritious for kids, teens and adults, right? Consuming at least one egg every morning, which is one of the best sources of protein, is very beneficial for our health. Now let's come to the most curious subject "How many calories in 1 egg?" So how many calories are in egg white? We share egg calorie calculation according to all types of egg cooking (boiled, omelette, fried). As a bonus, you will find the nutritional value (vitamin mineral values) of eggs at the end of the article.

How Many Calories Are in 1 Boiled Egg?

1 boiled egg calories
1 boiled egg calories

There are 50 calories in a 78 g large egg.

  • Small egg calories: 54 calories,
  • Medium egg calories: 65 calories,
  • Large egg calories: 78 calories.

How Many Calories in 1 Egg White?

Egg whites are an excellent source of protein. However, most of the egg's nutrients and almost half of the protein are in the yolk. Dietitians recommend to eat whole eggs without separating egg white and yolk for maximum benefit. The white of a 50 g large egg is approximately 13 calories.

In addition, studies show that eating whole eggs instead of egg whites supports muscle development more.

Which Egg Cooking Method Is Lower in Calories?

If you want to lose weight, we recommend that you boil and boil eggs as part of your diet. Because one large scrambled egg contains about 78 calories, which is less than the calories in an omelet. In contrast, an omelet has about 95 calories. The biggest reason for this is the use of butter or oil in omelettes and scrambled eggs. If you want to eat an omelet with less calories, you can only use egg whites and healthy olive oil.

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Calorie value of 1 egg omelette

As a result, if you are on a low-fat or low-calorie diet, you can choose boiled eggs for breakfast. Thus, you will get high protein from the egg and you will not feel hungry until noon.

  • Boiled egg (large): 78 calories
  • Omelet or scrambled egg (1 egg): 95 calories

If you ask how many calories are 2 eggs in butter for breakfast, it is 190 calories.

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Nutritional Value of 1 Egg

The nutritional value of one solid large egg is as follows:

  • Calories: 78
  • Protein: 6.29 g
  • Total fat: 5,3 g
  • Carbohydrate: 0,56 g
  • Calcium: 25 mg
  • Iron: 0,59 mg
  • Phosphorus: 86 mg
  • Potassium: 63 mg
  • Zinc: 0,53 mg
  • Cholesterol: 186 mg
  • Folate: 22 micrograms
  • Vitamin A: 260 IU
  • Vitamin D: 44 IU

Last updated March 19, 2022