In his book, “The Plant Paradox”, Dr Gundry recommends egg yolks, in preference to egg whites, for people following his Keto Intensive Care Program because yolks contain most of the fat, compared to the whites, and as a result they have a higher fat/protein ratio.

 

 

EGG: whole, raw g/100g

EGG: yolk, raw g/100g

EGG: white, raw g/100g

 

 

 

 

PROTEIN

12.6

15.9

10.9

 

 

 

 

Tryptophan

0.2

0.2

0.1

Threonine

0.6

0.7

0.4

Isoleucine

0.7

0.9

0.7

Leucine

1.1

1.4

1.0

Lysine

0.9

1.2

0.8

Methionine

0.4

0.4

0.4

Cystine

0.3

0.3

0.3

Phenylalanine

0.7

0.7

0.7

Tyrosine

0.5

0.7

0.5

Valine

0.9

0.9

0.8

Arginine

0.8

1.1

0.6

Histidine

0.3

0.4

0.3

Alanine

0.7

0.8

0.7

Aspartic acid

1.3

1.6

1.2

Glutamic acid

1.7

2.0

1.6

Glycine

0.4

0.5

0.4

Proline

0.5

0.6

0.4

Serine

1.0

1.3

0.8

 

 

 

 

TOTAL LIPIDS (FAT)

9.5

26.5

0.17

 

 

 

 

Total saturated

3.1

9.6

0

Total monounsaturated

3.7

11.7

0

Total polyunsaturated

1.9

4.2

0

Total trans

0.04

 

 

Cholesterol mg

372

1085

0

data downloaded from https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search/list