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What is Poultry?
Poultry means turkey or chicken (domestic fowl), but can also include domesticated duck, goose and guinea fowl.
Chicken Calories and Nutrients
Per 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of chicken meat
|Chicken (roasting, meat and skin, roasted)||223||23.97||13.39||3.74||76|
|Chicken (roasting, light meat, meat only, roasted)||153||27.13||4.07||1.08||75|
|Chicken (broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, stewed)||151||28.98||3.03||0.85||77|
Per 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of Turkey meat
|Turkey (all classes, breast, meat and skin, roasted)||208||28.1||9.73||2.84||82|
|Turkey (all classes, breast, meat only, roasted)||170||29.32||4.97||1.64||76|
|Turkey (all classes, light meat, roasted)||157||29.9||3.22||1.03||69|
|Turkey (all classes, dark meat, roasted)||187||28.57||7.22||2.42||85|
See a full range of Poultry Foods or more chicken variations, or more turkey foods.
Preference for chicken as protein source over beef, is a personal preference.
Research shows, that from a weight loss perspective, there is no different in outcomes between the two proteins.
- Melanson, K., Gootman, J., Myrdal, A., Kline, G., Rippe, J. M. (2003). Weight loss and total lipid profile changes in overweight women consuming beef or chicken as the primary protein source. Nutrition, 19(5), 409-414. Link