Egg

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Chicken egg without egg shell
Chicken egg without egg shell

Egg or eggs refers to the ovum of birds and animals. In food and nutrition, the term eggs is used commonly to refer to the eggs of chickens or other fowl. For full nutritional information, see eggs. Eggs are naturally portion controlled, nutrient dense, easily available and inexpensive that provide complete and balanced nutrition. More over, eggs are very low carb and keto friendly.

Types of egg dishes

Eggs can be had in many different ways some of which are noted below.

  • hard boiled when egg is hard boiled egg is cooked in its shell in boiling water.
  • Soft Boiled eggs are boiled for half the time by cuttting the cooking time roughly in half compared to hard boiled eggs.
  • Hard scrambled eggs
  • Soft Scrambled
  • Sunny Side Up
  • Over Easy
  • Over Medium
  • Over Hard

See for a list of egg dishes

Keto friendliness of eggs

Eggs are rich source of protein providing up to 6 grams of protein per egg.

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Recipes of eggs

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Nutrition information of eggs

EGG
Portion 100 g
Fiber, total dietary 0.9 g
Calcium, Ca 35 mg
Iron, Fe 1.59 mg
Vitamin A, IU 885 IU
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0 mg
Protein 9.73 g
Total lipid (fat) 0 g
Carbohydrate, by difference 1.77 g
Energy 53 kcal
Sugars, total including NLEA 0 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium, Na 195 mg
Fatty acids, total saturated 0 g


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NB:Carbohydrate, by difference(total carbs-fiber) is also called net carbs

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