by MBC Team
Chicken gizzards,facts

Chicken gizzards cooked

  • The nutrients in chicken depend on the exact cut (the part of the animal the meat is from).
  • The dark meat is found in active muscles such as the legs or thighs.
  • Chicken is a good source of lean protein.
  • Chicken contains all nine of the essential amino acids, making it a complete protein.
  • Chicken is an excellent source of creatine, anserine and carnosine.
  • Chicken provides niacin, selenium, vitamin B6, riboflavin, and potassium.
  • Chicken is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron.
  • Skinless cuts have fewer calories and less fat than those with the skin on.
  • Chicken is easily digested by the body because it's low in collagen.
  • Frozen chicken meat should be thawed in the refrigerator rather than at room temperature.
  • The gizzard is a muscle in the stomach of birds which is used in the process of digestion.
  • Chicken gizzards contain vitamin B12, vitamin B1 and folate.