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Title:   Calories In Skinless Chicken Breast

Nutrition facts

Serving Size
Amount per serving
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 57
Hide Daily Values % Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
  Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 119mg 40%
Sodium 108mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Protein 43g
Vitamin A 1%     Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%     Iron 8%
Thiamin 6%     Riboflavin 10%
Niacin 87%     Pantothenic Acid 14%
Vitamin B6 42%     Vitamin B12 8%
Potassium 10%     Phosphorus 30%
Magnesium 9%     Zinc 11%
Copper 4%      %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

There are roughly 240 calories in a cup or quarter pound of chicken. Chicken is very high in protein, providing 67% of one's daily protein consumption in one quarter pound serving.

This is a great illustration of how EASY it is for people to consume enough protein.

Chicken is also high in niacin (a B vitamin) and Selenium. Lack of Niacin is associated with DNA damage. Selenium is an essential mineral that helps with the immune system. It is an important antioxidant and has been shown to be associated with lower cancer risk.

Chicken Is A Great Food For Energy!!

Chicken also contains Vitamin B6. The family of B vitamins help to convert protein, carbs and fat into energy.

The Best Way To Eat Chicken To Improve Health?

A big salad with chicken in it is an ideal way to get nutrients to fight hunger, improve your health and help you lose weight. Chicken is an idea power food for people following Weight Watchers points plus.

If you are reading this and finding that you generally know the right foods to eat, but have a hard time following through, read this article on how to keep yourself on track.

How To Keep Yourself On Track.

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