Eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs and goose eggs, what’s the difference of them?

Every family in daily life can not be short of eggs not only delicious but also rich nutrition.Usually we eat eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs and goose eggs.Because of the variety of eggs, many people like to compare them,so eggs, duck eggs, goose eggs, quail eggs, what’s the difference apart from the taste?I’ll tell you all about it today.

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If you want to understand the differences between different kinds of eggs, you need to analyze the content and quality of nutrients.1)Protein: no matter the egg, duck egg, or quail egg, there is little difference in the protein content between different kinds of eggs. Generally, the protein content is around 13g/100g.Among them, eggs have the lowest protein content at about 12g/100g. The eggs with the highest protein content will belong to goose eggs, which are about 14g/100g. Obviously, the difference between the highest and lowest is not huge.2)Fat substance: there are slight differences between different eggs. The maximum fat substance contained in duck eggs is about 14g/100g. Eggs had the lowest amount of fat, about 8.8g/100g.3)Vitamins: different eggs do have some variation in the amount of various vitamins. Eggs contain 80 international units of vitamin D, almost 30 percent more than other eggs. Compared to vitamin B12, goose eggs and duck eggs contain more B12 than other eggs. But like the rest of the fat-soluble vitamins, known as vitamins A, E, and K, they don’t vary much from egg to egg.4)Mineral element: the iron content in the egg is not much, only 1.8mg/100g, similar to lean meat. Almost all other eggs contain the same amount of iron. Like zinc, except for the high content of Turkey eggs, the rest of the egg difference is not big (about 1.3%-1.6%).5)And then there’s calcium, which you’re also concerned about.Eggs, goose eggs, duck eggs and quail eggs contain about 60mg/100g of calcium, which is similar to that in milk.

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To sum up, from the perspective of nutrient composition, in fact, there is little difference in various nutrients contained in different egg products. There is no essential difference in nutrient composition between eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs, or goose eggs, pigeon eggs.It got us thinking that why are some eggs cheap and some expensive?Eggs such as pigeon eggs and ostrich eggs are indeed very expensive on the market. The reason why they are expensive is more due to their low yield and high breeding cost, that is, “rare things are expensive”, which has nothing to do with nutritional value.

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Many people think that free-ranged eggs have a darker shell, a big, ruddy yolk, and a better taste.So, is this really the case?In fact, the content of all sorts of nutrition of common egg and free-ranged egg does not have apparent distinction, it is the adipose content of free-ranged egg is taller than common egg only about 1%, cholesterol content also is a few taller.So the reason of free-ranged eggs are more tasty is because extra bit of fat and cholesterol,in addition, free-ranged chickens eat worms, grass and chicken food during the breeding process, and some fat-soluble flavor components will be transferred to the eggs, which may also make the local eggs more fragrant.

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At last,how to buy eggs scientifically?1)Choose clean ones: many people think that eggs with hair or feces are fresher. In fact, unclean eggs are more likely to pose health risks, so it is not recommended to buy them.2)Choose regular place to buy: the proposal goes to regular supermarket or large farmer’s market to buy.3)Look at eggshells: fresh eggshells have a layer of frost on the material, the surface does not look shiny, feel relatively rough.4)Weight: relatively speaking, eggs of the same size, the heavier the fresher, less volatile water substances.5)Sound: when buying egg food, you can pick it up and shake it gently in your ear. There is no sound for fresh eggs, because the space inside is relatively full.


3 Responses to “Eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs and goose eggs, what’s the difference of them?”

  1. Natali says:

    I think good know different types eggs to learn their functionalities

  2. Teck says:

    I actually don’t like eating eggs but the title caught my attention. This is a very informative post and I like the tips at the end on how to buy eggs scientifically!

  3. Eilish Roberts says:

    I never knew that fresh eggs sounded different! Interesting read 🙂