chickenbest known for its high protein content (35 grams in 4-oz), provides sulfur-containing amino acids that are important for support of cardiac and skeletal muscle. All B vitamins are present in chicken meat, including B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, folate, biotin, and choline. Chicken is a particularly helpful food for obtaining vitamin B3, since it provides about 77% of the DV (daily value) per serving and ranks as an excellent source of this B vitamin.In terms of minerals, chicken is richest in selenium + zinc, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron.

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