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WHITE VS DARK: NUTRITION. Three ounces of roasted, boneless, skinless white meat chicken has about 147 calories, 4 grams of fat, 1 gram of saturated fat and 26 grams of protein. Compared to dark meat chicken, white meat is lower in fat and slightly higher in niacin, a B vitamin that helps convert food to energy. White meat has a little more protein than dark, and while dark meat contains higher levels of zinc, iron, and vitamin C, white meat has more B vitamins, specifically niacin (vitamin B-3) and pyridoxine (vitamin B-6). Which type of fat the poultry contains is important too; the fat in both white and dark-meat chicken is mostly unsaturated fat, which is a healthier fat than the saturated kind.
Of course, the Academy adds, the most important factor in the caloric and fat content of any poultry is how it’s prepared. While everyone may have their personal favorite cut of chicken and turkey, you’ve probably heard that white meat is the healthier pick—fewer calories and less fat—while dark meat gets a. Dark meat chicken contains twice as much healthy unsaturated fat as light meat chicken — although it does also contain twice as much saturated fat, the number is still small. When it comes to all parts of the chicken, it’s the skin that’s the least healthy thing to eat since it’s full of saturated fat. The experts say there is a slight difference in chicken nutrition between white and dark meat.
Dark meat, because of the type of muscle, has slightly more iron. The biggest difference is the amount of calories and fat in the pieces. If you choose white meat over dark meat during meals to protect your health, you may want to rethink your decision.
Most people believe eating white meat is a healthier choice because it contains less saturated fat than dark meat, but a small study, published June 4 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests otherwise. In addition, dark meat poultry contain more iron, zinc, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamins B6, and B12 than white meat chicken. Many people choose white meat over dark because of its lower caloric content. But dark meat chicken isn’t quite as unhealthy as you may have been led to believe. When it comes to fat, dark meat chicken is significantly higher than white meat.
A 3.5 ounce portion of cooked light meat chicken contains 4.5 grams of total fat and 1.2 grams of saturated fat, while the same portion of cooked dark meat chicken contains more than twice that amount, with 9.7 grams of total fat and 2.7 grams of saturated fat. Dark chicken meat is also nutrient rich, containing higher levels of iron, zinc, riboflavin, thiamine, and vitamins B6 and B12 than white meat. The myth that white meat is significantly more.
List of related literature:
|from Handbook of Food Products Manufacturing, 2 Volume Set|
|from Handbook of Meat, Poultry and Seafood Quality|
|from Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook|
|from Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences|
|from Poultry Meat Processing|
|from Food Science|
|from American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Revised and Updated 4th Edition|
|from Handbook of Fermented Meat and Poultry|
|from Raising Chickens For Dummies|
|from Cooking for Healthy Healing: The healing recipes. Book two|