How much protein is available in 100 grams chicken breast?

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Chicken breast is the thing which maximum bodybuilders consume. This food rich in protein which easily and usually fit into the budget of everyone. These questions often come in people's mind that how much protein is there in 100 grams of chicken breast? 

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 100 grams of chicken breast contains 31 grams of protein. This part is very dry and it is quite tasty but it is the top most food of the Bodybuilders. In the table below we have given full nutrition value of chicken breast.

Nutrition in 100 Gram Chicken Breast

  • Calories – 165
  • Total Fat – 3.6 g
  • Saturated fat – 1 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat – 0.8 g
  • Monounsaturated fat – 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol – 85 mg
  • Sodium – 74 mg
  • Potassium – 256 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate – 0 g
  • Dietary fiber – 0 g
  • Sugar – 0 g
  • Protein – 31 g
In addition to these, it also contains Vitamin B-6, Vitamin B-12 and Magnesium.

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Why to Eat Chicken Breast?

If you are non-vegetarian and are building a body or making yourself health, then you must make it part of your diet. Chicken breast is a great deal for your protein needs. It gets easily available and does not even cost too much. It is currently available at Rs. 240 per kg in Delhi and is very easy to cook. Professional bodybuilder, boil it only, in a cooker with a glass of water. After three whistles or after about 20 minutes it gets cooked. 

How much to eat?

The answer to this question depends on what your needs are. People eat chicken breast 3 times a day. Although this is boredom, but if you have to get something then you have to get up on top of it. By the way, eat 200 to 250 grams of chicken breast and remember that salads must be accompanied by it. Non-veg does not get easily digested, therefore fiber is necessary with it.

Bottom line

Overall, my advice is that if you are going to a gym, you are exercising, then include Chicken breast in your diet. Before you use protein supplements, it is important that you fulfill your need with a natural diet. The amount of protein in it is very good compared to other non-veg and it is cheap compared to any supplement.

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