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The Top 10 Benefits of Great Chicken

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Zaycon Fresh customers know our Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast is an amazing deal because we always make sure to offer the best prices we can, and because it’s delicious and nutritious. Chicken that comes to you right from the producer, without ever spending time in warehouses or languishing on grocery store shelves? Yeah, that’s a level of freshness you can taste.

So while we know your taste buds will confirm that “delicious” part, as for the 4-1-1 on nutrition, we thought we’d share our Top 10 favorite reasons why eating chicken really does mean eating healthy. Sink your teeth into these fun and fascinating facts!

 

  • Eating Chicken Can Help You Lose Weight!

No, really! Quality chicken breast is a great source of lean protein and is low in fat, so it helps you build muscle and burn fat, aiding with fitness and weight loss.

 

  • Chicken Can Help Prevent Bone Density Loss!

It’s true! Chicken is rich phosphorous and packed with plenty of calcium, two nutrients your bones need to stay strong, especially as you age.

 

  • Eating Chicken Is Great for Your Heart Health!

The niacin found in chicken helps promote cardiovascular health, while chicken also helps lower levels homocysteine, an amino acid that can contribute to heart attacks.

 

  • Chicken Can Be a Natural Anti-Depressant!

A good serving of chicken can help increase your brain’s serotonin levels, improving your mood, reducing stress, and potentially improving your sleep.

 

  • Chicken Boosts Metabolism and Bolsters the Immune System!

Chicken is rich in vitamin b6, which helps your the metabolic processes, meaning efficient processing of nutrients and enzyme and more energy and resilience.

 

  • Chicken Can Reduce the Risk and Severity of Arthritis!

Chicken is rich in the mineral selenium, which can prevent the onset of and reduce the impact of arthritis.

 

  • Chicken May Reduce Some Effects of PMS!

One for the ladies! The magnesium you’ll find in chicken can help reduce the stress commonly associated with the premenstrual process.

 

  • Chicken Can Help Balance Testosterone Levels!

One for the men! The zinc found in chicken can help regulate your body’s testosterone levels, helping with fitness, energy, and overall health.

 

  • Chicken Just Might Relieve Stress!

The amino acid tryptophan and vitamin B5 you’ll find in chicken can help reduce stress in both the short and the long term.

 

  • Chicken Has Only ONE GRAM of Saturated Fat Per ONE HUNDRED Grams of Protein!

When it comes down to it, it’s hard to find a better, more delicious source of the protein your body needs for everything from a clear head to strong muscles that’s so very low in the saturated fat your body would really rather kick to the curb!

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References:

 

http://www.boldsky.com/health/nutrition/2013/health-benefits-chicken-032133.html

 

http://www.nationalchickencouncil.org/chicken-the-preferred-protein-for-your-health-and-budget/

 

http://www.thehealthsite.com/fitness/health-benefits-of-chicken-sa214/

 

http://www.activebeat.com/diet-nutrition/top-10-health-benefits-of-eating-chicken/2/

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