Which part of chicken is more beneficial, learn.

Two pieces of chicken are most preferred, chicken leg piece and chicken breast piece. Both these pieces have their own aroma, texture and nutrient value. Often people get confused about which of these has more nutrients (more healthy piece of chicken) and which is better for health. Let's know what is the opinion of experts about this ...

Nutritional value of different chicken pieces

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Leg Piece (Leg Piece)

The leg piece of the chicken contains drumstick and Thai. It is known for its rich dark meat which is not only better in taste but also higher fat than chicken breast. People find it more flavorful. Due to being dark meat, it contains a protein called myoglobin. This protein stores oxygen in the muscles. Due to which its test is different than white meat. Leg pieces contain essential nutrients like iron, zinc and vitamin B. However, due to the amount of fat, it is also high in calories. A chicken leg piece (44 grams) without skin and bones contains 12.4 grams of protein. This is equivalent to 100.28 grams of protein per 3 grams.

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Breast Piece (Breast Piece)

Chicken's breast piece is known for its lean and white meat. It has less fat content than leg pieces and due to this it is considered better for health. Chicken breast is a great source of lean protein, it is a favorite piece for those who are aware of fitness and weight control. It contains less fat than leg pieces. Those who take a low-fat diet should include it in their diet. The amount of protein that repairs cells is found in this piece. Cooked skinless chicken breast (172 grams) contains 54 grams of protein. This is equivalent to 100 grams of protein per 31 grams.

Which piece is better for health (which is healthier)

The question of which leg piece or breast piece is better for health can be decided according to people's diet and health preferences. If someone wants to control their weight, then a low-calorie and fat breast piece is good for them, if someone wants to focus on building muscles, then high-protein chicken pieces are fine for them. If you want to eat chicken for the test, then you can eat leg pieces. Both pieces can be enjoyed to diversify the balance diet.

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