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Calories in Eggs?


#1

Might be a dumb question but I've seen at least 3 different values for calories in a large egg. When you guys are figuring out your cals what do you count 1 whole large egg as?


#2

I look at large egg values:

90 calories:

7grams fat

6grams protein

under 1 gram carbs


#3

If you weigh one of your eggs then you'll know for sure. One large egg is 46grams


#4

I saw the 90 but I've also seen 76 not a huge difference, but if I eat 6 eggs a day its almost 100 calories so I was wondering...I think I'll use the 90 thanks


#5

he 90 is based on an egg weight of 46 grams - so just weight a few and see what the average weight is - then either go with the 76 or 90.

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#6

Can't you just check the nutritional information on the carton of eggs you're eating?


#7

Yea, for most egg cartons, the nutritional information in on the inside face of the top of the box. The FDA lets them round up/down to the nearest 5 with Calories and .5 with fat grams, but hopefully you're not that anal.


#8

For the record, though, I use the following values on my FitDay profile.

1 Large Egg
74 Calories
5.0 grams of fast
0.4 g carbs
6.3 protein