To rescue this nutritional powerhouse from bland meal-prep purgatory, teach the old bird some new and nutritious tricks
Power up with the best protein-packed poultry dinners.
This cut is a staple in the gym-goer’s fridge for very good reason. Each 100g portion packs around 23g of protein, similar to that of your standard shake – only without that sickly, chalky strawberry aftertaste.
Don’t get into a flap, research published in Molecular Metabolism
found the amino acids in moreish wing meat target a group of brain cells that help you feel fuller more quickly. A smart choice in our book.
Although more energy dense, the high monounsaturated fat content found in thighs has a positive effect on your cardiovascular disease and stroke risk, says research in Circulation.
The darker leg meat is richer in B vitamins, chiefly B3, or niacin, which promotes genomic stability and regular cell division, making tumour growth less likely. It clips your cancer risk, basically, says a Nutrition and Cancer study.