The question: Do brown eggs pack more nutrients than their white counterparts? The expert: Nutritionist Alexandra Caspero, R.D., owner of the weight-management and sports-nutrition service Delicious Knowledge The verdict: As far as foods—pasta, flour, bread, you know the drill—go, brown is typically healthier than white. But open your egg carton and that nutrition rule flies straight out of the fridge. Brown eggs and white eggs are, nutritionally at least, exactly same: about 70 calories, 6 grams of protein, and a generous helping of B vitamins. So why the different hues?