Chicken breast - calories, weight

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How many calories in chicken breast?

100g of chicken breast has about 172 calories (kcal).

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 (205 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 6.5 apples
  • 4.5 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 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.

Calories in chicken breast came from protein in 50%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 50%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of chicken breast.

chicken breast - calories table

  • Medium size chicken breast (205g)353 kcal
  • 10g of chicken breast17 kcal
  • 20g of chicken breast34 kcal
  • 50g of chicken breast86 kcal
  • 100g of chicken breast172 kcal
  • 200g of chicken breast344 kcal
  • 500g of chicken breast860 kcal

Chicken breast - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 172 kcal
Protein 20.85 gram
Fat 9.25 gram

How much does a chicken breast weight?

Medium size chicken breast weights about.205g.

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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medium size chicken breast (205 g) has:

353kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 50 min. Bike
Horse ride 65 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 34 min. Tennis
Run 36 min. Run
Swim 42 min. Swim
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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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