Egg Nutrition: What's In An Egg?

Is there any single food that provides as many nutritional benefits as the egg? Nature’s original superfood is packed with 11 different vitamins and nutrients in each serving. And with just 310 kilojoules (or 74 calories), in each egg, they are one of the healthiest foods you can eat.

Eggs contain essential nutrients for the healthy growth and development of children and are one of the most nutritious foods a woman can consume during pregnancy

They’re the perfect protein source because they contain all nine essential amino acids needed to meet your body’s needs. Plus they’re a natural source of key nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, D, E, and B12, antioxidants, and choline.

And to cap it off, they’re delicious!

Everything You Wanted to Know about Eggs & Nutrition

Though we’ve been eating eggs long before recorded history, we’re still only now learning just how essential they are to our health - and science is starting to uncover the truth behind long-held beliefs and misconceptions about eggs. 

Explore the tiles below and learn everything you need to know about the nutritional benefits of eggs with Australian Eggs today.