Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are just like the “Little Black Dress” in the nutrition world.They are long-lasting, versatile, affordable and accessible to the widest market possible. Just like the LBD you can dress it up or dress it down.
A roasted chicken packs a wallop with only 143 calories, 3 grams of fat, 1 gram of saturated fat, 25 grams of protein, and it is a carbohydrate-free food with 0 carbohydrates.
By substituting chicken for higher-fat cuts of meat, you will lower your risk of developing heart disease by reducing your LDL, or "bad" cholesterol. Eating lower-fat alternatives will also help you maintain a healthy weight. Grilling, broiling and baking, are great cooking methods to keep the fat content at its lowest.
Because of it’s high protein content, adults in their senior years will be happy to know that eating chicken will aid in the fight against bone loss that comes with Osteoporosis or Arthritis due to it’s high protein factor.
Just as the "little black dress" is considered essential to a complete wardrobe by many women, chicken is essential in your diet for a healthy lifestyle.
Check out my latest recipe, “Suzi’s Mediterranean Chicken” ~ Bon Appetite!