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Full of Goodness

Compared to a chickens egg, the average duck egg is approximately 30% bigger. Its nutritional value is therefore a bit higher too. Duck eggs contain all eight of the amino acids essential for a healthy body and loads of vitamins and minerals. Eat an egg a day and keep the doctor away!

  • Vitamins B1, B2, A, D, E
  • Phosphorous
  • Sulphur
  • Potassium
  • Calcium (more if you eat the shell although this is not recommended)
  • Zinc
  • Tryglyerides
  • Phospholipids
  • Lecithin
  • Choline
  • You may have spotted that Vitamin C is missing from this list so you should drink a glass of orange juice with your boiled egg to make sure you don't get scurvy. Duck eggs don't contain carbohydrates but they do have:

    Energy: 108kcal
    Protein: 9.5g (about 15% of an adults recommended daily allowance)
    Fat: 7.3g

    In case you were wondering, the egg white contains about 20 calories and the yolk contains about 78 calories. The yolk contains some cholesterol so if you need to keep an eye on levels you shouldn\'t eat more than one egg a day.

    Comments

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    Read, 04 June 2012

    If you go read diet delusion which is a history of the last 150 years of research into nutrition of animlas you find some intresting things 1. orange juice is really bad for you - its basically like drinking alcohol 2. their is nothing wrong with cholestreol 3. what matters is how the cholesterol is packaged small dense LDL is bad big fat LDL is good eggs make your LDL cholestrol big and fat basically eggs are really really really good for you - the more the better


              

    - Brianna, 27 December 2011

    Very interesting and very helpful my 6 year old daughter asked how the egg was made


    Brie, 29 August 2011

    It will be the next topic for my writing jobs


              

    - Your, 08 July 2011

    Thanks all the info I needed.


              

    - Your, 08 July 2011

    Thanks all the info I needed.

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