Let’s talk CHICKEN Chicken is one of the most popular meat sources as it’s lean…
Let’s talk CHICKEN 🍗 Chicken is one of the most popular meat sources as it’s lean, quick to cook, and affordable. Not all cuts are the same though, in nutrition, cost, or flavour.
The maths: All nutritional values calculated above are for 100g of raw chicken sourced from USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. ✅ Stand out #1 is the chicken breast. The fact that it is a white meat means it’s leaner, and thus contains a lot less fast as well as more protein compared to a darker meat. ✅ Stand out #2 is the chicken thigh. Also a lean part of the chook low in fat and not taxing on the calorie budget.
The pros of chicken is that it a great source of low-fat protein. Protein is important in your diet as it helps your body to maintain muscle mass and also aids in muscle growth. This is particularly optimal for body composition goals. Chicken breast is also a very good source of selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, and niacin.
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