Chicken is one of the most widely consumed meat in the world. Many people prefer chicken to other meat because of its unique taste and amazing health benefits. Chicken is a white meat, which means that it is low in fat compared to red meats. Research has shown that consumption of chicken helps to prevent obstruction in the arteries because of its low-fat content.
However, just like every other meat, there are some parts that are more healthy than others. In this article, I will be showing you the healthiest part of a chicken which everybody is advised to eat.
Chicken breast is usually sold skinless and boneless and it is said to be the healthiest part of a bird because it is relatively low in fat and calories, which makes it good for both young and old people. Chicken breast is packed with healthy nutrients such as vitamin B, D, calcium, zinc, iron, protein, and others.
Below are some health benefits of chicken breast.
1. It strengthens the bone.
Chicken breast contains calcium, which plays a significant role in building strong bones. Old people advised to consume it more because it is low in fat and calories.
2. It builds muscle mass.
Because of its low-fat and high-protein content, chicken breast is basically the best meat for body builders who are trying to gain muscle.
The breast is found in the pectoral muscle on the lower part of the bird and each bird contain only one chicken breast which can be cut in two. Because of its quality and health benefits, chicken breast is sold more expensive than other parts like the drumstick, wings, thighs etc.
This quality meat can be prepared in different ways. It can be cooked, fried, roasted, and barbecued.
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