This list of 8 types of an egg, is brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Egg, whole, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced through to Egg, whole, cooked, scrambled where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional Zinc content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much Zinc is in an egg?
The list below gives the total Zinc content in the 8 items from the general description 'an egg' each of which show the Zinc amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 8 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.
Average Value for an eggThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Zinc contained in 100g of an egg, based on the list below of 8 different items under the general description of an egg, is 2.00 mg of Zinc. This average value corresponds to 13.33 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 270.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 21.05 g, the average amount of Fat is 19.26 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 1.19 g.
Median ValuesThe median value of Zinc is found in Egg, whole, cooked, poached which in 100g contains 1.29 mg of Zinc. This corresponds to 9 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 143 kcal, the amount of Protein is 12.51 g, the amount of Fat is 9.47 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.71 g.
Highest Zinc Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 8 different an egg nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Zinc is found in Egg, whole, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced which contains 5.71 mg of Zinc per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 38 %. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 615 kcal, the amount of Protein is 48.17 g, the amount of Fat is 43.95 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.38 g.
The lowest amount of Zinc is in Egg, whole, cooked, scrambled which in 100g contains 1.04 mg of Zinc. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 7 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 149 kcal, the amount of Protein is 9.99 g, the amount of Fat is 10.98 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.61 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a Zinc range of 4.67 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 466 kcal for Calories, 38.18 g for Protein, 32.97 g for Fat, 0.77 g for Carbohydrate.
Highest Amount of Zinc per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Zinc foods in your diet. For example 100g of Egg, whole, dried contains 3.15 mg of Zinc. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the Zinc nutritional content.
The food with the highest Zinc content per typical serving is Egg, whole, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced which contains 4.85 mg in 1 cup, sifted (or 85 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 32 %. For this serving the amount of Calories is 615 kcal, the amount of Protein is 48.17 g, the amount of Fat is 43.95 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.38 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing Zinc which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods with Zinc.