5 reasons you need to include Chicken in your diet today!


The staple food for every meat lover worth his salt, Chicken in any form-boiled, stewed, fried,grilled (tandoori) or curried is very popular in this country as well as throughout the world. And it shouldn't come as any surprise after all chicken is delicious, nutritious and can be prepared in a multitude of ways. It is appreciated and valued by people of all ages as well as by diverse cultural culinary traditions.

The health benefits of eating chicken are massive. It is not only a rich source of a variety of essential nutrients and vitamins, it is also reputed to be one of the safest meats available, as it is least associated with any kind of side effects. We list down five more reasons you should bite into your chicken more often-

Depending on the body mass, men and women on an average require approximately 60grams and 55grams of proteins respectively per day as its vital for muscle building

Did you know, Chicken is high in amino acids, particularly tryptophan, which gives us a comforting feeling? In fact, if you're feeling depressed, eating some poultry will increase your serotonin levels (a hormone which controls depression) in your brain, enhancing your mood and reduces stress. It is also packed with nutrients like Vitamin B3, B6, B7, B12, Iron and Zinc

Chicken is also a rich source of phosphorous which along with calcium helps to keep bones healthy

Chilled Chicken is the richest and comparatively inexpensive source of protein – 33 grams of proteins per 100 grams of chicken

Chilled Chicken is the leanest form of meat and has the least amount of fats as compared to other meats. It is superior, healthy, safe, tasty and fresh as compared to other varieties available in the market

(TNT News)