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How many egg white calories you can eat in one day?

Updated on September 2, 2012

The calories egg white is relatively small in comparison to other food sources

As a matter of fact in one big egg with an average weight around 30 grams the calories egg white has is around 16.

So, you can have as many as egg whites in one day without having worry about the calorie, as it also very low in fat, and unbelievable zero cholesterol level. Therefore, how many egg whites should you eat in a day?

I guess you can eat as much as you can. Nevertheless, it is all depend on what activity you are going to do. Calories in egg white will not generate as much energy as any other food that has higher carbohydrates or sugar content.

So you would not get enough energy from calories in one egg white before going for any heavy work out or physical activities.

You might need to combine with another high energy food source that your body can absorb fast; eating banana in this case would be a fine example.

Anyway, what people usually expect from eating egg whites in big quantity is because of its protein content that it offers while there is almost zero fat and cholesterol level.

So the egg white is famous among body builders as they feed their muscle to gain mass by feeding them with lot of protein. They need to support and nourish the growing muscle by protein rich food diets, the simplest the form, the better.

For body builders egg white is highly recommended, and become one of the top selections.

Round facts about egg whites nutrition and benefits

The clear liquid part of an egg we all familiar with and so fond about, are also named the albumen.

The main function about the egg whites creation is to protect the egg yolk and serve to give beneficial nutrition for the chicken embryo to grow.

The egg white has about 90 percent of water, and 10% percent of protein, and zero fat.

About egg whites protein, in average egg will have around 3.5 to 4.0 gram of protein, in the most pure form that anyone could ever get.

Believe it or not the nutrition facts about egg whites have proven that it has better protein quality in comparison to those found in meats or seafood.

Egg white is considered to contain all important amino acids that our body needs. With protein, new cells will be able to develop and repair it.

What about egg protein vs whey protein?

Before we go on we all know about egg white right, but what about whey protein.

They actually is extracted from dairy products and coming from part of cheese production, it is the serum in other words water part of milk that is separated from the curd.

Whey protein also has important amino acids that body builder are using, it is easier to digest and have higher concentration of chain amino acids compare to other rich protein food sources.

But some commercial made whey protein contain lactose, which some people may have intolerance with.

Despite the fact there is whey protein with lactose free on the market, it is safer to consume egg whites for those who have one such problem.

Will you consider wearing egg white mask?

I was surprised the first time I found that egg white is one of the best and natural skin care product. If you try egg white face mask you will notice the different in your face, which will be whiter, the pores will shrinking, and no pores appear.

Egg white serve as a cleansing agent, as well as tightening your face’s skin, also believe to reduce wrinkles. How in the world we put egg white on our face?

Simply, crack an egg, make sure not to break the yolk, and better if you can separate the yolk from the white.

When you have all the egg white, get a brush, and paint your face with the egg white using the brush but leave your mouth and eyes dry.

After a few minutes it will get tighten and dry, and leave it for another 15 minutes before you wash them out. Apply the same process within the next couple of days. See the difference it can make within a week.

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    • greeneryday profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Some tropical country

      Kristen Haynie, thanks! You should try the egg white mask, it is fun and rewarding too...

    • Kristen Haynie profile image

      Kristen Haynie 

      6 years ago from Modesto, CA

      This is a very interesting hub. I knew that egg whites were supposed to be good for you, but I didn't know why or what was in them. This is a great explanation of that. Also, I didn't know that egg whites would make a good facial mask! I will have to turn to egg whites for certain nutrients more often!


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