Eggs vs Paneer: Which is a better source of protein and beneficial for weight loss? – Times of India

An egg is a versatile and a cheap source of protein. All these things make it a popular weight-loss friendly food. It is touted as a superfood and is known for its many health benefits.

1 boiled or poached egg weighing 44 g contains:

Protein:5.5 g

Total fat: 4.2 g

Calcium: 24.6 mg

Iron: 0.8 mg

Magnesium:5.3 mg

Phosphorus: 86.7 mg

Potassium: 60.3 mg

Zinc: 0.6 mg

Cholesterol: 162 mg

Selenium: 13.4 micrograms (mcg)

Eggs are also a rich source of vitamins A, B, E, and K. Due to high-calorie content in the yolk, most people discard it, unaware of the fact that the yellow portion of eggs is loaded with several healthy nutrients.