Health benefits of chicken

Chicken is the most common type of poultry in the world.It has been domesticated and consumed as food for thousands of years.There are many varieties of chicken,including free range chicken,organic chicken, and conventional chicken,the difference being on the basis of their breeding

  • High protein content.Chicken breast,with 31 grams of protein per 100 grams, is one of the best foods for protein
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals
  • Reduces weight as it have been known that diet with high levels of protein helps in weight loss
  • Control blood pressure
  • Reduced cholesterol
  • Reduced cancer risk
  • Treatment of common cold can be done using warm chicken soup
  • Treats anemia
  • Protect eye sight
  • Boosts immune system
  • Beneficial for oral health
  • Beneficial for nail health
  • Beneficial for cardiovascular health

Nutrition fact of chicken per 104.6g
Energy 139 kcal
total fat 4.4 g
saturated fat 1.2 g
cholestrol 54 mg
sodium 75 mg
total carbohydrates 3.9 g
dietary fiber 0.3 g
sugar 3.1 g
protein 19.8 g

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