How Many Calories in Fried Eggs

Fried eggs are the type of eggs which have been fried. Fried eggs are a very common breakfast item and are served at many restaurants, cafes, eating joints and fast food centers. Fried eggs are very easy to prepare at home. The number of calories and nutritional aspect of fried eggs have been given as follows:

Calories in Fried Eggs

Harvey’s is a popular company which makes delicious fried eggs in which it used two eggs.1 serving of this dish weighing 100 grams contains about 180 calories in total. Out of the 180 calories, 20% come from total fat, 15% come from saturated fat, 117% come from cholesterol content and 6% are present due to sodium content.  The fact that these fried eggs contain a huge amount of cholesterol makes them very unhealthy to ear. Thus the nutrition grade given to them is C-. But the good part is that there is enough vitamin A and iron and calcium to make this dish popular and nutritious.

1 whole egg which has been fried at home weighs somewhere around 46 grams. This 1 fried egg contains 72 calories in total. On the basis of the nutritional count, this egg is given B- nutrition grading. Out of the 72 calories, 8% of the calories come from total fat, 7% of the calories come from saturated fat, and 57% of the calories are contributed by cholesterol content whereas 2% come from the amount of sodium present. The good points about this egg are that it is low on sugar content, high on iron content, high in phosphorus content, high in riboflavin, high in selenium content and high in vitamin B6 and very high on the vitamin B12 content as well. On the other hand, high amount of saturated fat and large quantity of cholesterol are the two negative points about one such fried egg.