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Egg yolk (raw) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Egg yolk (raw) consist of 32% fat, 16% protein, 0.001% carbs, 0% fiber and 50% water. With 353 of calories per 100g it's 192% higher than other foods in Eggs. In total 81.59% of the calories in Egg yolk (raw) come from fat, 18.13% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0.0002 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 7.6% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Iron Covers 12% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Folate Covers 10.67% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 5.27% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Egg yolk (raw) for a low carb diet?

With 0.001g of carbs per 100g, Egg yolk (raw) is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Egg yolk (raw)
avg Eggs[1]
Calories (kcal) 353 183.9
Fat (g) 32 14.3
Protein (g) 16 13
Carbohydrates (g) 0.001 0.7
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.7
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 50 138.6
Water (g) 50 70.4
[1] average of Eggs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (20g) of Egg yolk (raw) contains

  • 70.6 Calories
  • 6.4g of Fat
  • 3.2g of Protein
  • and 0.0002g of Carbs
  • 10mg of sodium - 0.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 3mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.94% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.76mg of Zinc - 7.6% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.44mg of Iron - 12% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 28mg of Potassium - 0.7% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.4mg of Vitamin B12 - 13.33% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Egg yolk (raw) you get

  • 16000 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.
  • 32000 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 Egg yolk (raw)?

per 100g
Egg yolk (raw)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0
Vitamin E (mg) 5.7 1.8
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.29 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.4 0.4
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.3 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 160 69.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 2 2
Retinol (μg) 880 326.4
beta-Carotene (μg) 30 182.1
[1] average of Eggs

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (20g) for Egg yolk (raw) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Egg yolk (raw)

per 100g
Egg yolk (raw)
Magnesium (mg) 15 12.1
Zinc (mg) 3.8 1.5
Sodium (mg) 50 138.6
Calcium (mg) 140 64.3
Iron (mg) 7.2 2.8
Potassium (mg) 140 144.3
Phosphorus (mg) 590 232.9
[1] average of Eggs

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Egg yolk (raw) we looked at the portion size (20g) 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


0.001% of Egg yolk (raw) are carbs, per serving (20g) that is 0.0002g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Egg yolk (raw)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Total carbs (g) 0.001 0.7
[1] average of Eggs

Allergens in Egg yolk (raw)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 32g total fat per 100g, 9.2g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 4.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 13.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 1260mg.