Chicken Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 212

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13g %19

Saturated Fat 4g %17

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 78mg %0

Sodium 67mg %4

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 25g

Vitamin D 1.0IU %0

Calcium 13.0mg %1

Iron 1.2mg %6

Potassium 166mg %4

Phosphorus 139.0mg %13

* 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.

Vitamins in chicken

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin D 1.0IU %0

Vitamin K 2.1µg %2

Vitamin E 0.3mg %2

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %4

Vitamin A 146.0IU %5

Vitamin B12 0.2µg %8

Choline, total 57.4mg %10

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %11

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.7mg %13

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %17

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 5.6mg %35

Minerals in chicken

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Calcium 13.0mg %1

Potassium 166.0mg %4

Sodium 67.0mg %4

Magnesium 19.0mg %5

Copper 0.1mg %6

Iron 1.2mg %6

Zinc 1.8mg %13

Phosphorus 139.0mg %14

Selenium 18.0µg %33

Amino Acids in chicken

Leucine 1.8g %61

Valine 1.2g %61

Isoleucine 1.2g %82

Methionine 0.7g %84

Tyrosine 0.8g %85

Lysine 2.0g %89

Threonine 1.0g %91

Tryptophan 0.3g %92

Histidine 0.7g %97

Phenylalanine 1.0g %102

Cystine 0.3g %107

Fatty Acids in chicken

EPA 0.01g %3

Omega-3 0.07g %4

DPA 0.02g %13

DHA 0.04g %20

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of chicken is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Chicken has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 72
Valine 39 48
Isoleucine 30 49
Lysine 45 80
Threonine 23 41
Tryptophan 6 11
Histidine 15 29
Met+Cys 22 39
Phe+Tyr 30 70

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in chicken is 4.6 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of chicken is 2.2 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in chicken as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for chicken is 17/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for chicken

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 34.00 <4
Zinc:Copper 30.88 <12
Potassium:Sodium 2.48 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.68 <2
Iron:Copper 21.05 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.09 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 56%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

34% of insulinogenic calories