List of High Protein Bodybuilding Foods: Egg products
How many calories are in an egg (Raw, hard boiled, or cooked)? How much protein is in egg whites? The protein content of various egg products are shown below.
Hard boiled eggs make a great high protein snack too!
Eggs and egg whites are one of natures best sources of protein. Bodybuilders use egg whites as well as whole eggs by the dozens in their weekly diets to help build quality muscle. You can buy egg whites direct by clicking this link.
Egg Beaters is a name brand of a liquid form of egg whites, containing no fat, and is a convenient substitute for whole eggs.
A convenient way to get quality egg protein is from egg white powdered protein such as Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Egg Protein.
Research has shown that people who eat whole eggs for breakfast lose more bodyfat than those who do not. Recommendation for bodybuilders is 3 whole eggs and three egg whites, for total protein of approx 30g.
A large egg does contain approx 185-215mg of cholesterol, but the egg beaters has no cholesterol.
Eggs (raw unless otherwise noted)
|1 Small Egg||54||5||0||4|
|1 Medium Egg||63||6||0||4|
|1 Whole Large Egg||74||6||0||5|
|1 Whole Extra Large Egg||85||7||0||6|
|1 Whole Jumbo Egg||96||8||0||6|
|1 Large Egg White||17||4||0||0|
|1 Large Egg Yolk||57||2||0||5|
|1 Serving Egg Beaters (3tbsp)||25||5||0||0|
|1 Large Hard Boiled Egg||74||6||0||5|