There are 16 calories in an egg white, and one calorie is from fat. One egg white contains 2 percent sodium, 2 percent potassium and 3.6 grams of protein.
One whole egg has 75 calories and seven grams of protein. Eggs are high in cholesterol but have many significant vitamins, including vitamin D, folic acid, biotin, choline and lutein. Some egg producers have enhanced their product in order to increase its nutritional value.
Many people like serving eggs at meals because they are easy to cook and reasonably priced. Another attractive feature of eggs is that they make people feel full for a long period of time.