Chicken Nutrition Label

Chicken Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 188kcal (788 kj)
39%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 20.25g
16%
Fat 12.00g
22%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2.37g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 6.09g
Fatty acids, total saturated 2.93g
Cholesterol (gc) 103.00mg
Sterols 2.00mg
Iron 1.20mg
7%
Vitamin d 0.70ug
5%
Calcium 11.00mg
1%
Chromium 5.00ug
20%
Sodium 60.00mg
4%
Iodine 15.00ug
10%
Copper 0.06mg
0%
Salt 152.88mg
7%
Selenium 13.00ug
24%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.70mg
5%
Zinc 1.30mg
16%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.30ug
13%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 36.82ug
5%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.08mg
7%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.16mg
15%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.47mg
36%
Manganese 0.02mg
1%
Magnesium 17.00mg
5%
Potassium 180.00mg
8%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.03mg
1%
Phosphorus 180.00mg
26%
Vitamin k 60.00ug
67%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 11.18mg
80%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 9.00ug
2%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 66.00g
2%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Chicken

What is CHICKEN?

Chicken is a type of poultry that is commonly consumed as food. It is a good source of high-quality protein, vitamins, and minerals. It can be prepared in a variety of ways and is a versatile ingredient in many different cuisines.

What are the health benefits of chicken?

Chicken is a great source of lean protein, which is essential for muscle growth and repair. It also contains important nutrients such as selenium, vitamin B6, and niacin, which support metabolism, immune function, and overall health. Additionally, chicken is a versatile meat that can be prepared in a variety of ways, making it an excellent option for satisfying and nutritious meals.

CHICKEN Health Risks

Chicken can pose health risks if not handled and cooked properly. Raw chicken can contain harmful bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter, and E. coli, which can cause foodborne illnesses. It is important to handle and cook chicken safely to avoid these risks. Cooking chicken to an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C) can help kill any harmful bacteria and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.

How much chicken should I eat per day?

It is recommended to consume about 3 to 4 ounces of cooked chicken per day, which is roughly the size of a deck of cards. This portion size provides a good source of protein while also helping to maintain a balanced diet.

What are common symptoms of a chicken allergy?

Common symptoms of a chicken allergy may include hives, itching, swelling, trouble breathing, and digestive issues. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and guidance.

Chicken Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Chicken

Fat 57%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 43%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Chicken. See full profile

Tryptophan 1%
Cystine 1%
Methionine 3%
Histidine 3%
Tyrosine 4%
Proline 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Threonine 4%
Serine 4%
Isoleucine 5%
Valine 5%
Glycine 5%
Alanine 6%
Arginine 7%
Leucine 8%
Lysine 9%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 16%

Component Breakdown for Chicken

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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