The egg white portion of one large egg contains 3.6 grams of protein. The egg white portion of one large egg contains 0.6 grams of fat, 0.24 grams of carbohydrates, no cholesterol and a total of 17 calories.
One whole large egg weighing 50 grams contains a total of 72 calories, a total of 6.28 grams of protein, 0.36 grams of carbohydrates, 4.76 grams of fat and 211 milligrams of cholesterol. Egg whites are eaten to reduce the overall fat and cholesterol content compared to a whole egg. Egg whites can be cooked similar to the preparation of whole eggs.