What’s In An Egg (1): Hen’s Egg

What’s in a hen’s egg

  1. Calorie: 72 kcal
  2. Protein: 6.3 g
  3. Carbohyrates:0.4 g
  4. Total Fat: 5 g
  5. Saturated fat:1.6 g
  6. Monounsaturated fat: 1.9 g
  7. Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  8. Cholesterol: 212 mg
  9. Omega 3: 37 g
  10. Omega 6: 573 mg
  11. Sodium: 70 mg
  12. Choline: 125.6 mg
  13. Vitamin E: 0.5 mg
  14. Lutein: 166 mcg
  15. Vitamin A: 70 mcg

COMING UP:  Check out future posts on Duck’s Egg, Quail’s Egg, Caviar, Fish Roe, Salted Duck’s Egg and Century Egg.

Source: Mind Your Body, The Straits Times, 9 April 2009

Additional Reading
Healthy Urban Kitchen Cookbook by Antonia Valladores and Jamie Larose

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