Why is Chicken Good for you?
Chicken is naturally high in protein and contains all essential amino acids.
High quality protein sources such as chicken help to prevent sarcopenia or muscle loss that affects 30% of over 60 year olds.
Chicken is low in saturated fat.
Swap other cuts of meat for skinless chicken breast and you'll lower your risk of heart disease.
A balanced whole foods diet keeps you feeling and looking fab! Chicken is rich in vitamins and minerals vital for healthy skin, hair and nails. Vitamin B6 and B3 act as coenzymes in many metabolic processes. They are essential for peak energy metabolism and to combat tiredness and fatigue.
Chicken provides selenium which is required for healthy thyroid, hormone and immune function.
Chicken is also rich in phosphorus which assists in bone and teeth formation, is involved in energy metabolism and supports the kidney regulate acid-base balance in the body.
The B vitamins provided by chicken are essential for optimum mental performance such as concentration, memory, learning and reasoning.
Chicken is packed full of 'feel good' vitamins and minerals. A diet deficient in essential micronutrients can lead to low mood, irritability and increased incidence of feeling depressed.
GF: Unprocessed chicken is naturally gluten free.
Caoline has put together some videos below with important nutritional tips, along with recipes, for you and your family to enjoy!