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Chicken

Chicken has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Niacin.

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 18.52 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 39, for Chicken, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein69%
 Calories from Fat31%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Niacin
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietAVERAGE
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A44.1 IU0.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0.07 mg4.4%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.18 mg10.6%Top 10%Very High
Niacin5.3 mg26.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium8.8 mg0.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.88 mg4.9%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium21.2 mg5.3%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus176.4 mg17.6%Top 10%Very High
Potassium226.6 mg6.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium95.2 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.88 mg5.9%Top 10%Very High
Copper0 mg

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein18.5 g37%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat3.6 g5.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.97 g4.9%Mid 40%Average
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 128 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.1 g 6.3%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g 5.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82 mg 27.3%

Sodium 108 mg 4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 21 g 42%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C

Calcium 1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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