Chicken Breast: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Chicken breast: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in chicken breast?

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100g of chicken breast has about 172 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece

To show you what does it mean, medium size chicken breast (205 g) has about 353 calories.

It is about 15% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size chicken breast is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 6.5 apples
  • 4.5 glasses of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 3.5 slices of cheese
  • 3 slices of bread
  • 2.5 glasses of milk
  • 18.5 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 50 minutes, swim for about 42 minutes or run for 36 minutes.

See also Chicken breast vitamins and minerals

Chicken breast: calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 chicken breast?

As I wrote before medium size chicken breast (205 g) has 353 calories. It is easy to count that two chicken breast have about 706 calories and three chicken breast have about 1059 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five chicken breast.

  • Medium size chicken breast (205 g)353 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of chicken breast49 kcal
  • Half of medium size chicken breast176.5 kcal
  • Small size chicken breast (164g)282.4 kcal
  • Big size chicken breast (267g)458.9 kcal
  • Two medium size chicken breast706 kcal
  • Three medium size chicken breast1059 kcal
  • Four medium size chicken breast1412 kcal
  • Five medium size chicken breast1765 kcal

Protein in chicken breast

Chicken breast has 20.85 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size chicken breast (205 g) you can see that you will get about 42.7 g of protein.

Carbs in chicken breast

0 g of carbs - chicken breast has no carbohydrates.

Fat in chicken breast

Chicken breast has 9.25 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size chicken breast (205 g) has about 19 g of fat.

medium size chicken breast (205 g) has:

353kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike50 min.Bike
Horse ride65 min.Horse ride
Play tennis34 min.Tennis
Run36 min.Run
Swim42 min.Swim
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chicken breast - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A83 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.063 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.085 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)9.908 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.53 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.004 mcg
  • Vitaminium E0.27 mg

Energy content of chicken breast

  • 0% CARBS
  • 50% PROTEIN
  • 50% FAT

chicken breast - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium220 mg
  • Phosphorus0.4 mg
  • Magnessium25 mg
  • Calcium11 mg
  • Sodium63 mg
  • Iron0.74 mg
  • Zink0.4 mg

Does chicken breast make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Low count of calories in chicken breast puts this product in the middle of low-calories meat. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific meat, chicken breast seems to be a pretty good choice.

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. It can be for example frog legs, turkey breast or rabbit.

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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