Nutrition for Egg White (raw)

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Egg White Nutrition Summary

One raw egg white (33 grams or 1.16 oz) contains 17 calories and 3.6 grams of protein. Egg white consist of 88% water, 11% protein, and less than 1% of carbohydrates or fat.

Egg white is a source of potassium and selenium.

In one raw egg white:

  • Calories: 17
  • Protein: 3.6 g
  • Sugar: 0.2 g
  • Fat: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 54.8 mg
There is no significant amounts of dietary fiber, saturated fat or cholesterol in egg white.

See the Egg White Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Egg, white, raw, fresh.

Calories in Egg White

Egg white has 17 calories per egg white or 52 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from protein.

89 percent of calories in egg white are from protein, 6% of calories are from fat and 5% of calories are from carbohydrates.

Calories from Carbs

A small portion, or 5% the calories in raw egg white are from carbohydrates. The carbs in egg white are mostly in the form of sugar (100%).

  • Sugar: 0.2 g
There is no significant amounts of dietary fiber or starch in egg white.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 6% the calories in raw egg white are from fat. Egg white is very low in total fat, with 0.1 grams per egg white. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in egg white are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol, saturated fat, monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat in egg white.

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Protein in Egg White

An excellent source of protein, a single egg white contains 7% of recommended daily values or 3.6 grams of protein. In addition, egg white is also a source of complete protein, meaning it abundantly contains all 9 essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 3.6 g
  • Tryptophan: 0.04 g
  • Threonine: 0.15 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.22 g
  • Leucine: 0.34 g
  • Lysine: 0.27 g
  • Methionine: 0.13 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.23 g
  • Valine: 0.27 g
  • Histidine: 0.1 g

Protein Similar to Egg White

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Vitamins and Minerals in Egg White

Raw egg white is a source of potassium and selenium. It also contains significant amounts of riboflavin (Vitamin B2).

Vitamins in egg white (1 large):
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: < 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 1.3 ug
  • Vitamin b12: < 0.1 ug
Minerals in egg white (1 large):
  • Calcium: 2.3 mg
  • Potassium: 53.8 mg
  • Iron: < 0.1 mg
  • Magnesium: 3.6 mg
  • Selenium: 6.6 ug
  • Phosphorus: 5 mg
  • Choline: 0.4 mg
There is no significant amounts of zinc, copper, manganese, vitamin a, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, vitamin c, vitamin e or vitamin k in egg white.

Egg White Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Egg White in Cooking

Egg white is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Most recipes call for one or two egg whites.

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