Duck or chicken eggs, which one has more nutrients!
Some like duck eggs, some like chicken. Many people do not want to take duck eggs in their mouth because of the fishy smell. Someone is not interested in chicken eggs. But health conscious people cannot understand which egg to eat. Eating duck eggs is more nutritious, or eating chicken eggs will shed fat. Find out which egg is more nutritious.
Duck eggs are larger in size than chicken eggs. In addition, duck egg shells are harder than chicken eggs. Due to the large size of the egg, the yolk of the duck egg is also large. However, eating fresh eggs is beneficial for health.
Both duck and chicken eggs contain thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, folate, vitamin B6, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin B12 and retinol, but duck eggs have higher amounts of all vitamins.
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100 grams of duck eggs provide 185 kilocalories of energy. Where 100 grams of chicken eggs provide 149 kilocalories of energy. Although the amount of carbohydrates and minerals are equal, the protein content of duck eggs is slightly higher. Both eggs contain selenium, manganese, zinc, copper, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, calcium, iron. But duck eggs have a bit more of everything.
Every 100 grams of duck egg contains 181 kcal. And chicken eggs have 173 kilo calories. 13.5 grams of protein per 100 grams of duck eggs and 13.3 grams of protein per 100 grams of chicken eggs. Duck eggs have 13.7 grams of fat, chicken eggs have 13.3 grams. Again, chicken eggs contain 60 mg of calcium, 2.1 mg of iron, and 299 micrograms of vitamin A. On the other hand, 100 grams of duck eggs contain 70 mg of calcium, 3 mg of iron, and 269 micrograms of vitamin A. That’s why duck eggs can be eaten up to 6 weeks. So if you want to eat more yolk or your body needs more protein then eat duck eggs.
100 grams of duck eggs have 3.68 grams of saturated fat, 100 grams of chicken have 3.1 grams of saturated fat. Duck eggs have 50 percent more monounsaturated fat than chicken eggs. Although the amount of amino acids is high in duck eggs, threonine, isoleucine, tryptophan, leucine, methionine, lysine, cystine, tyrosine, phenylalanine, valine, serine, glycine, proline, aspartic acid, histidine, alanine and arginine are stored. Also in chicken eggs.
Although duck eggs are more nutritious, they are also high in cholesterol. 100 grams of duck eggs contain 884 mg of cholesterol, 100 grams of chicken eggs contain 425 mg of cholesterol. So, if you have heart problems, stay away from duck eggs. Those who want to follow a high protein diet can eat duck egg whites without the yolk. All in all, duck eggs are slightly more nutritious than chicken eggs.