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

Quail eggs in a basket

Quail egg consist of 11% fat, 13% protein, 0.001% carbs, 0% fiber and 74% water. With 153 of calories per 100g it's 83% lower than other foods in Eggs. In total 64.71% of the calories in Quail egg come from fat, 33.99% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0.0001 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Iron Covers 3% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Folate Covers 2.17% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion

Can you eat Quail egg for a low carb diet?

With 0.001g of carbs per 100g, Quail egg is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Quail egg
avg Eggs[1]
Calories (kcal) 153 183.9
Fat (g) 11 14.3
Protein (g) 13 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) 140 138.6
Water (g) 74 70.4
[1] average of Eggs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (10g) of Quail egg contains

  • 15.3 Calories
  • 1.1g of Fat
  • 1.3g of Protein
  • and 0.0001g of Carbs
  • 14mg of sodium - 0.93% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 1.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.47% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.15mg of Zinc - 1.5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.36mg of Iron - 3% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 13mg of Potassium - 0.33% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.16mg of Vitamin B12 - 5.33% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Quail egg you get

  • 13000 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.
  • 11000 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 Quail egg?

per 100g
Quail egg
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0
Vitamin E (mg) 1.1 1.8
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.13 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.79 0.4
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.15 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 65 69.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.6 2
Retinol (μg) 155 326.4
beta-Carotene (μg) 10 182.1
[1] average of Eggs

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (10g) for Quail egg of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Quail egg

per 100g
Quail egg
Magnesium (mg) 15 12.1
Zinc (mg) 1.5 1.5
Sodium (mg) 140 138.6
Calcium (mg) 65 64.3
Iron (mg) 3.6 2.8
Potassium (mg) 130 144.3
Phosphorus (mg) 225 232.9
[1] average of Eggs

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Quail egg we looked at the portion size (10g) 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 Quail egg are carbs, per serving (10g) that is 0.0001g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Quail egg
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Total carbs (g) 0.001 0.7
[1] average of Eggs

Allergens in Quail egg

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 11g total fat per 100g, 3.6g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 4.3g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 845mg.