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Chicken meat nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chicken meat

Chicken meat
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
Check out our full article on Chicken meat glycemic index
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002916522004944
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ II for roast chicken https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26770180 23
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 239
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 0 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 cup, chopped or diced (140 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. 14.6 (acidic)
Oxalates ⓘ Animal products do not contain oxalate. 0mg
TOP 8% Protein ⓘHigher in Protein content than 92% of foods
TOP 15% Vitamin B3 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B3 content than 85% of foods
TOP 16% Cholesterol ⓘHigher in Cholesterol content than 84% of foods
TOP 25% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 75% of foods
TOP 25% Polyunsaturated fat ⓘHigher in Polyunsaturated fat content than 75% of foods

Chicken meat calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 239
Calories in 1 cup, chopped or diced 335 140 g
Calories in 0.5 chicken, bone removed 715 299 g

Chicken meat Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
Check out our full article on Chicken meat glycemic index
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002916522004944
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22% 3% 131% 36%
Calcium: 15 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1.26 mg of 8 mg 16%
Magnesium: 23 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 182 mg of 700 mg 26%
Potassium: 223 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 82 mg of 2,300 mg 4%
Zinc: 1.94 mg of 11 mg 18%
Copper: 0.066 mg of 1 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.02 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 23.9 µg of 55 µg 43%
Choline: 65.9 mg of 550 mg 12%

Mineral chart - relative view

Selenium
23.9 µg
TOP 40%
Zinc
1.94 mg
TOP 40%
Phosphorus
182 mg
TOP 44%
Magnesium
23 mg
TOP 50%
Sodium
82 mg
TOP 52%
Iron
1.26 mg
TOP 53%
Potassium
223 mg
TOP 54%
Choline
65.9 mg
TOP 60%
Calcium
15 mg
TOP 63%
Copper
0.066 mg
TOP 72%
Manganese
0.02 mg
TOP 77%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Vitamin A: 161 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : 0.27 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.063 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B2: 0.168 mg of 1 mg 13%
Vitamin B3: 8.487 mg of 16 mg 53%
Vitamin B5: 1.03 mg of 5 mg 21%
Vitamin B6: 0.4 mg of 1 mg 31%
Folate: 5 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0.3 µg of 2 µg 13%
Vitamin K: 2.4 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B3
8.487 mg
TOP 15%
Vitamin B6
0.4 mg
TOP 32%
Vitamin B5
1.03 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin A
161 IU
TOP 37%
Vitamin B2
0.168 mg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B12
0.3 µg
TOP 55%
Vitamin K
2.4 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B1
0.063 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin E
0.27 mg
TOP 69%
Folate
5 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

27% 14% 59%
Protein:
Daily Value: 55%
27.3 g of 50 g
55%
Fats:
Daily Value: 21%
13.6 g of 65 g
21%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
59.45 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
-0.35 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 327% 323% 292% 219% 318% 208% 182% 219% 344%
Tryptophan: 305 mg of 280 mg 109%
Threonine: 1128 mg of 1,050 mg 107%
Isoleucine: 1362 mg of 1,400 mg 97%
Leucine: 1986 mg of 2,730 mg 73%
Lysine: 2223 mg of 2,100 mg 106%
Methionine: 726 mg of 1,050 mg 69%
Phenylalanine: 1061 mg of 1,750 mg 61%
Valine: 1325 mg of 1,820 mg 73%
Histidine: 802 mg of 700 mg 115%

Fat type information

31% 44% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.97 g

All nutrients for Chicken meat per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 239kcal 12% 40% 5.1 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 27.3g 65% 8% 9.7 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 13.6g 21% 25% 2.4 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 0g N/A 75% N/AChocolate
Carbs 0g 0% 100% N/ARice
Cholesterol 88mg 29% 16% 4.2 times less than EggEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 1.26mg 16% 53% 2.1 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 15mg 2% 63% 8.3 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 223mg 7% 54% 1.5 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 23mg 5% 50% 6.1 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 0g N/A 100% N/ACoca-Cola
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 0.07mg 7% 72% 2.2 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 1.94mg 18% 40% 3.3 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 182mg 26% 44% Equal to Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 82mg 4% 52% 6 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 161IU 3% 37% 103.8 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 5% 35%
Vitamin E 0.27mg 2% 69% 5.4 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 23.9µg 43% 40%
Manganese 0.02mg 1% 77%
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 5% 65% 4.2 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 13% 54% 1.3 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 8.49mg 53% 15% 1.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 21% 35% 1.1 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 31% 32% 3.4 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 13% 55% 2.3 times less than PorkPork
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2% 63% 42.3 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 5µg 1% 79% 12.2 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 3.79g 19% 31% 1.6 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g N/A 30% 1.8 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g N/A 25% 15.9 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.31mg 0% 49% Equal to Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 1.13mg 0% 51% 1.6 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 1.36mg 0% 46% 1.5 times more than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 1.99mg 0% 54% 1.2 times less than TunaTuna
Lysine 2.22mg 0% 52% 4.9 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.73mg 0% 49% 7.6 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 1.06mg 0% 52% 1.6 times more than EggEgg
Valine 1.33mg 0% 51% 1.5 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.8mg 0% 54% 1.1 times more than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g N/A 39% 69 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.04g N/A 37% 36.5 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g N/A 39% 8.5 times less than SalmonSalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 239
% Daily Value*
22%
Total Fat 14g
18%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
29%
Cholesterol 88mg
4%
Sodium 82mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 27g
Vitamin D 2mcg 0%

Calcium 15mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 223mg 7%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Chicken meat nutrition infographic

Chicken meat nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients

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