Egg Yolk

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Egg Yolk described in ORAC units is: 20 μ mol TE/100g.


Do egg yolks have any nutritional value in terms of antioxidants? This sample was tested using eggs procured from the US. Those procured from Norway had marginally higher antioxidant content, but in the case of both, the antioxidant content ranks extremely low on the ORAC chart.

ORAC Source

Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't: Carlsen MH, Halvorsen BL, Holte K, et al. Nutrition Journal NIH Jan 2010