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KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN ORIGINAL RECIPE, Drumstick, Meat and Skin With Breading, Analyzed Prior to January 2007

KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN, Fried Chicken, ORIGINAL RECIPE, Drumstick, Meat and Skin With Breading, Analyzed Prior to January 2007 has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Niacin.

The food contains 5.53g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. With 22.48 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 high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and high in trans fats. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is average.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to American cuisine. 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 7, for KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN, Fried Chicken, ORIGINAL RECIPE, Drumstick, Meat and Skin With Breading, Analyzed Prior to January 2007, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein37%
 Calories from Fat54%
 Calories from Carbs9%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Niacin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A74 IU1.5%Mid 40%Average
Retinol22 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent22 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Thiamin0.04 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.21 mg12.5%Mid 40%Average
Niacin5 mg25%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.22 mg11.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B120.54 mcg9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid1.2 mg12%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium29 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.97 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium23 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus211 mg21.1%Top 30%High
Potassium250 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Sodium625.1 mg26%Top 30%High
Zinc2 mg13.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.08 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.13 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Selenium25.5 mcg36.4%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate5.5 g1.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.4 g1.6%Mid 40%Average
Starch5 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein22.5 g45%Top 30%High
Tryptophan172 mg
Threonine742.1 mg
Isoleucine660 mg
Leucine1371 mg
Lysine975 mg
Methionine325 mg
Cystine260 mg
Phenylalanine860 mg
Tyrosine688.1 mg
Valine819 mg
Arginine1270.9 mg
Histidine535.9 mg
Alanine1281.2 mg
Aspartic Acid1526.8 mg
Glutamic Acid5257.2 mg
Glycine1889.8 mg
Proline1803.8 mg
Serine876.1 mg
Hydroxyproline589 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat14.8 g22.7%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat3.6 g17.8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat7.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.3 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids1.1 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids104 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids2084.3 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water54.9 g
Ash2.3 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 133

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.8 g 22.7%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g 17.8%

Trans Fat 1.1 g

Cholesterol 117 mg 39%

Sodium 625.1 mg 26%

Total Carbohydrates 5.5 g 1.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 22.5 g 45%

Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.9% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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