One large egg weighing 50 grams contains 0.88 milligram of iron. One large egg contains 3 percent of the recommended daily value of iron for the average person.
One large egg contains 78 calories, 5 grams of fat, 0.6 gram of carbohydrates and 6 grams of protein. Eggs do contain 187 mg of cholesterol, but are still a healthy part of the standard diet. Eggs are good sources of choline and lutein. The combination of fat and protein helps keep a person fuller longer. Eggs can be prepared in a variety of ways and paired with other foods such as vegetables and meats.