Chicken leg - calories, weight

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How much calories in chicken legs?

100g of chicken legs have about 120 calories (kcal).

For example, medium size chicken leg (170 g) have about 204 calories.

It is about 9% 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 leg (170 g) is similar to calories amount from 3.5 apples, 2.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 2 slices of cheese, 1.5 slices of bread, 1.5 glasses of milk, 10.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 29 minutes, swim for about 24 minutes or run for 21 minutes.

Calories in chicken leg came from protein in 67%, from carbs in 0% and from fat in 33%.

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

Check compares of chicken leg with other products from meat category:

chicken leg - calories table

  • Medium size chicken leg (170g)204 kcal
  • 10g of chicken legs12 kcal
  • 20g of chicken legs24 kcal
  • 50g of chicken legs60 kcal
  • 100g of chicken legs120 kcal
  • 200g of chicken legs240 kcal
  • 500g of chicken legs600 kcal

Chicken leg - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 120 kcal
Protein 19.16 gram
Fat 4.22 gram

How much does a chicken leg weight?

Medium size chicken leg weights about.170g.

Does chicken leg cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

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

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. Less calories we can find in such meat as frog legs, turkey breast or rabbit.

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medium size chicken leg (170 g) has:

204kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 29 min. Bike
Horse ride 38 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 20 min. Tennis
Run 21 min. Run
Swim 24 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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