How Much Nutrition Does A Boiled Egg Provide?
Boiled eggs - the wholesome boiled eggs – are comfort food for many. Most moms and wives love them for the convenience they offer in cooking them. A lot of people like boiled eggs for the convenience (read time saved) in eating them. But to me, they are nothing but a house of nutrition. I can never lay enough stress on how healthy and nutritious eggs are. Egg lovers swear on the nutrition value of eggs as food.
Boiled eggs are one of the best sources of protein (vegans sure miss out on this). It can be consumed in various forms such as boiled, fried, scrambled and poached, among others. It can also be added to various dishes for a variety in taste. Eggs are also served in the form of cakes, omelettes, pastries, muffins, cookies, in the breakfast and almost any dish you can think of can include eggs.
Boiled eggs are excellent for people who like watching their weight. But for this, one must first know what it actually contains. That ways it gets easier to keep a tab on nutrient intake. So let’s not wait any further. Let’s discuss the nutrition chart of boiled eggs today.
[Read: Daily Nutrition Chart]
Boiled Egg Nutrition Chart
Here is a chart with detailed nutritional facts of boiled eggs.
Nutritional value of boiled eggs
- Generally, a large boiled egg has about 77 calories.
- It can further be broken into 64% fat, 33% proteins and 3% carbohydrates.
But different servings of eggs have different amounts of calories. So it is important for you to understand the calorie structure well. This will help you decide whether or not you should consume a boiled egg in different forms. For example:
- A slice of Egg contains 8 calories
- An ounce has 44 calories
- A small egg has 57 calories
- A Medium has 68 calories
- A jumbo boiled egg has 100 calories
[Read: Rice Nutrition Chart]
Eggs are high in saturated fat and cholesterol. This might not sound very healthy. Out of the entire nutrient count, about 70% is for cholesterol, 8% is fat, and 6% is sodium. The balance is divided into small amounts for proteins, calcium and vitamins.
It is believed that eating eggs regularly help lessen the risk of heart strokes. On the brighter side, eggs are a rich source of essential vitamins such as riboflavin, B12, and elements like phosphorous, selenium and proteins.
Hard boiled eggs can help you shape up your day’s nutrients very well. An adequate quantity of around 2-6 boiled eggs can be consumed, depending on the age of the consumer. Since eggs are a great source of protein, it keeps one fuller for long. This makes it easier to avoid hunger pangs. Boiled eggs are great for a quick boost in energy. Athletes are recommended a good intake of eggs because of the vital nutrients they provide.
This list about the goodness of healthy boiled eggs can get really long. But no matter what we say, however much we say, the crux remains the same. Boiled eggs are one of the best sources of good nutrition. This oval-shaped, cute-looking food might appear smaller, but the amount of nutrients and minerals it adds to your diet is equally huge.
[Read: Soy Protein Chart]
Other health benefits of boiled eggs
- Improved eyesight
- Better brain function
- Stronger bones
- Healthier heart
- Helps gain muscle mass
- Contains good fats
So what are you waiting for? Start including the world’s favourite breakfast staple to your diet today. At the end of the day, boiled eggs are a smart food choice.
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