• Two large eggs = ±155 calories.
• Eggs contain the highest quality food protein known – it is often the standard by which all other proteins are judged.
• Eggs are second only to mother's milk for human nutrition.
• In addition to the 9 essential amino acids (essential proteins that the body cannot create itself), there are another 9 amino acids in an egg.
• A moderate amount of fat (± 5 grams) is found in a large egg yolk.
• An egg yolk is one of the few foods that contain Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, which is good for the immune system.
• One large egg contains 213 mg cholesterol, which needs to be present in the body to produce vitamin D.
• One large egg provides 3% of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for calcium-essential for building and maintaining bones and teeth and other functions associated with the blood and muscles. Calcium is mostly found in the yolk.
Egg Size Calories
Extra Large 84