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Chicken Breast Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Chicken is the most delicious and healthy meat which is consumed as food all over the world for many of years.

Lots of varieties of chicken are available including organic chicken, free-range chicken and conventional chicken.

Out of the three, organic chicken is the high-quality and high-priced because it has no pesticides and they may not be given antibiotics, as per the USDA standards. [1] They are normally carry on healthy and clean conditions and permitted to undergo naturally. [2]

You can also see Shrimp nutrition facts in previous article.

 

Chicken Breast Nutrition facts

1 cup, chopped or diced (140g) Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, roasted contains and How Many Calories in Chicken Breast?

Calorie in Chicken Breast

231.0, Calories

  • From Carbohydrate 0.5(2.1 kJ)
  • From Fat 45.1(189 kJ)
  • From Protein 185(775 kJ)
  • From Alcohol 0.0(0.0 kJ)

Protein & Amino Acids

43.4 g, Protein

Carbohydrates in Chicken Breast

0.0 g, Carbohydrate

  • Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
  • Starch 0.0 g
  • Sugars 0.0 g

Fats & Fatty Acids

Total Fat 5.0 g

  • Saturated Fat 1.4g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1g
  • Total Omega-3 fatty acids 98.0 mg
  • Total Omega-6 fatty acids 826 mg

Vitamins in Chicken Breast

  • Vitamin A29.4 IU
  • Vitamin C 0.0 mg
  • Pantothenic Acid 1.4 mg
  • Choline 119 mg
  • Betaine 8.7 mg
  • Riboflavin 0.2 mg
  • Niacin 19.2 mg
  • Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) 0.4mg
  • Vitamin K 0.4 mcg
  • Thiamin 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin B6 0.8mg
  • Folate 5.6 mcg
  • Vitamin B1 20.5 mcg

Minerals in Chicken Breast

  • Calcium 21.0 mg
  • Iron 1.5 mg
  • Potassium 358 mg
  • Sodium 104 mg
  • Zinc 1.4 mg
  • Magnesium 40.6 mg
  • Phosphorus 319 mg
  • Manganese 0.0 mg
  • Selenium 38.6 mcg
  • Copper 0.1 mg

Other

  • Alcoho 0.0 g
  • Water 91.4 g
  • Ash 1.5 g
  • Caffeine 0.0 mg
  • Theobromine 0.0 mg

8 Health Benefits of Chicken Breast

  1. High In Protein
  2. Reduces The Risk Of Cancer
  3. Great source of Weight Loss
  4. High Cholesterol
  5. Anti-Depressant
  6. Boosting Metabolism
  7. Common Cold
  8. An Excellent Source Vitamins & Minerals

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