CHICKEN-Chicken soup, chicken stew, chicken chili, chicken breast on salad…chicken in almost any form is great for your health—unless you’re the chicken of course!
All kidding aside, the health benefits of eating poultry are plenty. When this fowl comes in a lean breast, it’s low in fat and calories and high in protein, which makes it ideal for weight maintenance. Not to mention that this bird is jam-packed full of essential nutrients and vitamins.
Plus, with so many ways to prepare this plucky protein, you’re family won’t tire of chicken as a frequent weekly menu staple. Here are the top ten healthy benefits of eating chicken:
ChickenLiver is filled with protein and is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin B-12, riboflavin, folate and iron, which is why many parents used to force their children to eat this food whether their little ones liked it or not. This isn't as common now because although liver is not particularly high in fat, it is very high in cholesterol. Liver can still make an occasional healthy addition to most people's diets as long as it is consumed in moderation, but people with certain health conditions should avoid consuming chicken liver.