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Duck’s egg - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Duck’s egg consist of 14% fat, 13% protein, 1% carbs, 0% fiber and 70% water. With 184 of calories per 100g it's 100% higher than other foods in Eggs. In total 68.48% of the calories in Duck’s egg come from fat, 28.26% from protein and 2.17% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0.8 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Iron Covers 18% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Folate Covers 21.33% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 11.64% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Duck’s egg for a low carb diet?

With 1g of carbs per 100g, Duck’s egg is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Duck’s egg
avg Eggs[1]
Calories (kcal) 184 183.9
Fat (g) 14 14.3
Protein (g) 13 13
Carbohydrates (g) 1 0.7
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 1 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.7
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 100 138.6
Water (g) 70 70.4
[1] average of Eggs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (80g) of Duck’s egg contains

  • 147.2 Calories
  • 11.2g of Fat
  • 10.4g of Protein
  • and 0.8g of Carbs
  • 80mg of sodium - 5.33% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 12mg of Magnesium, that covers 3.75% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.12mg of Zinc - 11.2% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 2.16mg of Iron - 18% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 120mg of Potassium - 3% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 4.32mg of Vitamin B12 - 144% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Duck’s egg you get

  • 13 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Eggs have on average 18.57g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 14 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Eggs 20.43g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Eggs 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Duck’s egg?

per 100g
Duck’s egg
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0
Vitamin E (mg) 0.8 1.8
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.16 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.53 0.4
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.25 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 80 69.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 5.4 2
Retinol (μg) 540 326.4
beta-Carotene (μg) 1200 182.1
[1] average of Eggs

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (80g) for Duck’s egg of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Duck’s egg

per 100g
Duck’s egg
Magnesium (mg) 15 12.1
Zinc (mg) 1.4 1.5
Sodium (mg) 100 138.6
Calcium (mg) 65 64.3
Iron (mg) 2.7 2.8
Potassium (mg) 150 144.3
Phosphorus (mg) 180 232.9
[1] average of Eggs

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Duck’s egg we looked at the portion size (80g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male


1% of Duck’s egg are carbs, per serving (80g) that is 0.8g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Duck’s egg
Monosaccharides (g) 1 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Total carbs (g) 1 0.7
[1] average of Eggs

Allergens in Duck’s egg

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 14g total fat per 100g, 0.4g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 2.4g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 6g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 680mg.