Egg, duck, whole, fresh, raw

Fun Facts

  1. If you’re looking to add some variety to your breakfasts or simply want something fancy for your next brunch, give duck eggs a try. They’re larger than chicken eggs and higher in calories — 130 calories vs. 72 calories in a large chicken egg — and provide several essential nutrients.
  2. Duck eggs are very high in cholesterol, however, so they should be consumed in moderation and avoided by individuals sensitive to dietary cholesterol.
  3. A duck egg’s calorie content comes from a mix of protein, fats and carbohydrates. Each egg contains 9 grams of quality protein, which your body can use to support your immune system and maintain healthy skin.
  4. A duck egg also contains 9.6 grams of fat — a concentrated source of energy — as well as 1 gram of carbohydrates.
  5. Duck eggs boost your vitamin intake and provide considerable amounts of vitamins A and B-12. The vitamin A from your diet promotes new cell development to keep your tissues healthy and also maintains good eyesight.

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