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Fried egg - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Fried egg consist of 18% fat, 13% protein, 1% carbs, 0% fiber and 66% water. With 220 of calories per 100g it's 120% higher than other foods in Eggs. In total 73.64% of the calories in Fried egg come from fat, 23.64% from protein and 1.82% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0.65 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Folate Covers 13% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion

Can you eat Fried egg for a low carb diet?

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

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Fried egg
avg Eggs[1]
Calories (kcal) 220 183.9
Fat (g) 18 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) 200 138.6
Water (g) 66 70.4
[1] average of Eggs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (65g) of Fried egg contains

  • 143 Calories
  • 11.7g of Fat
  • 8.45g of Protein
  • and 0.65g of Carbs
  • 130mg of sodium - 8.67% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 6.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 2.03% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.78mg of Zinc - 7.8% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.105mg of Iron - 9.21% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 91mg of Potassium - 2.28% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 1.105mg of Vitamin B12 - 36.83% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Fried 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.
  • 18 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 Fried egg?

per 100g
Fried egg
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0
Vitamin E (mg) 1.5 1.8
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.08 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.28 0.4
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.06 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 60 69.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.7 2
Retinol (μg) 240 326.4
beta-Carotene (μg) 10 182.1
[1] average of Eggs

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (65g) for Fried egg of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Fried egg

per 100g
Fried egg
Magnesium (mg) 10 12.1
Zinc (mg) 1.2 1.5
Sodium (mg) 200 138.6
Calcium (mg) 50 64.3
Iron (mg) 1.7 2.8
Potassium (mg) 140 144.3
Phosphorus (mg) 200 232.9
[1] average of Eggs

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Fried egg we looked at the portion size (65g) 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 Fried egg are carbs, per serving (65g) that is 0.65g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

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

Allergens in Fried egg

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 18g total fat per 100g, 8.2g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 6g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 550mg.