JA Curry Chicken (dark meat) cooked in the oven Recipe

JA Curry Chicken (dark meat) cooked in the oven has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 31.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and low 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 23.9 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5.45 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing JA Curry Chicken (dark meat) cooked in the oven has been given a composite ranking of 71, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein32%
 Calories from Fat26%
 Calories from Carbs42%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A170 IU3.4%
Vitamin C30.2 mg50.3%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.62 mg2.1%
Thiamin0.22 mg14.7%
Riboflavin0.26 mg15.5%
Niacin7.9 mg39.6%
Vitamin B60.86 mg42.9%
Folate48.8 mcg12.2%
Vitamin B120.35 mcg5.9%
Pantothenic Acid1.6 mg16.3%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium88 mg8.8%
Iron5.5 mg30.3%
Magnesium78.4 mg19.6%
Phosphorus279 mg27.9%
Potassium972.1 mg27.8%
Sodium392.4 mg16.4%
Zinc2.8 mg18.7%
Copper0.3 mg15.2%
Manganese0.81 mg40.6%
Selenium15.5 mcg22.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate31.1 g10.4%
Dietary Fiber6 g24%
Sugars1.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein23.9 g47.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.4 g12.9%
Saturated Fat1.7 g8.5%
Monounsaturated Fat4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.5 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 291 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8.4 g 12.9%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g 8.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 80.6 mg 26.9%

Sodium 392.4 mg 16.4%

Total Carbohydrates 31.1 g 10.4%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 23.9 g 47.8%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 50.3%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 30.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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