A large egg, when cooked without added fats or oils, contains approximately 68 calories.
The white of a large egg (albumen) contains about 17 calories. It is low in fat and a good source of protein.
he yolk of a large egg contains about 51 calories. While the yolk contains more calories, it also provides essential nutrients such as vitamins A, D, and B12, as well as minerals like iron and selenium.
A large boiled egg (whole) contains around 68 calories. Boiling eggs is a low-calorie cooking method compared to frying or adding fats.
The calorie content of scrambled eggs depends on how they are prepared. Cooking them without added fats or with minimal oil can keep the calorie count relatively low.
A poached egg (whole) typically has a calorie content similar to a boiled egg, around 68 calories, when prepared without added fats.
Frying eggs in oil or butter increases the calorie content. A large fried egg can have around 90 calories or more, depending on the cooking fat used.
The size of the egg matters. The calorie content mentioned here is based on a large egg. Smaller eggs have fewer calories, while larger eggs have more.