Chicken Drumstick Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 149

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6g %9

Saturated Fat 2g %8

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 135mg %0

Sodium 169mg %11

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 23g

Vitamin D 2.0IU %0

Calcium 14.0mg %1

Iron 0.8mg %4

Potassium 229mg %6

Phosphorus 170.0mg %17

* 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 drumstick

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin D 2.0IU %0

Vitamin A 23.0IU %1

Vitamin E 0.2mg %1

Vitamin K 3.7µg %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %12

Choline, total 69.2mg %13

Vitamin B12 0.3µg %13

Vitamin B6 0.3mg %24

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 5.1mg %32

Minerals in chicken drumstick

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Calcium 14.0mg %1

Iron 0.8mg %4

Magnesium 21.0mg %5

Copper 0.0mg %5

Potassium 229.0mg %6

Sodium 169.0mg %11

Zinc 2.3mg %17

Phosphorus 170.0mg %17

Selenium 29.8µg %54

Amino Acids in chicken drumstick

Valine 1.1g %57

Leucine 2.0g %67

Isoleucine 1.1g %73

Methionine 0.7g %84

Tryptophan 0.3g %86

Cystine 0.3g %87

Histidine 0.7g %91

Tyrosine 0.9g %92

Lysine 2.2g %96

Threonine 1.1g %97

Phenylalanine 0.9g %98

Fatty Acids in chicken drumstick

EPA 0.00g %1

DHA 0.01g %3

Omega-3 0.07g %4

ALA 0.05g %5

DPA 0.01g %5

"~" 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 drumstick 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 Drumstick has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 49
Leucine 59 85
Isoleucine 30 48
Tryptophan 6 11
Histidine 15 30
Lysine 45 94
Threonine 23 47
Met+Cys 22 40
Phe+Tyr 30 77

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 drumstick is 6.3 which makes it a high 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 drumstick is 1.5 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for chicken drumstick is 25/100 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 drumstick

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 16.65 <4
Zinc:Copper 47.76 <12
Potassium:Sodium 1.36 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.67 <2
Iron:Copper 16.33 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.08 >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 58%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

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

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