Chicken in Wine Recipe

Chicken in Wine has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6 and Niacin.

The food contains 21.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 51.1 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's high MUFA and average PUFA.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 66, for Chicken in Wine, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein29%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs12%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A43.7 IU0.9%Mid 40%Average
Retinol12.4 mcg
Vitamin C2.1 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D8.3 IU2.1%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin5.5 mg27.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.48 mg23.8%Top 10%Very High
Folate4 mcg1%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.24 mcg4%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.48 mg4.8%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium23.8 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.95 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium20.9 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus116.4 mg11.6%Mid 40%Average
Potassium185 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium513.2 mg21.4%Top 30%High
Zinc0.48 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.24 mg11.9%Top 30%High
Selenium9.7 mcg13.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.1 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.24 g0.95%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars2 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein12.1 g24.3%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.5 mg
Isoleucine0.7 mg
Leucine0.7 mg
Lysine1 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0.2 mg
Phenylalanine0.5 mg
Tyrosine0.5 mg
Valine0.5 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid1.2 mg
Glutamic Acid1.9 mg
Glycine0.7 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.5 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat11.2 g17.3%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.3 g11.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat6.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol2.1 g
Ash2.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 780 Calories from Fat 425

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 47.3 g 72.8%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g 47.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 139.2 mg 46.4%

Sodium 2160.5 mg 90%

Total Carbohydrates 21.4 g 7.1%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 51.1 g 102.2%

Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C 15%

Calcium 10% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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