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Nutritional Profile of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

We got 41 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for two nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks moderately (Top 500) for 12 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Poultry Products) shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for one nutrient:

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks high (Top 50) for five additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

0.1%
13.6%
23.8%
61.4%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

3.5%
5.8%
1.8%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

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Nutrient Profile: Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

In food category: Poultry Products

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
120 mg
34 mg
145
2498
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
120 mg
34 mg
39
1664
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
5.8 g
1.6 g
153
830
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.8 g
518.8 mg
287
1161
Fatty Acids, total saturated
3.5 g
992.2 mg
156
1117
Total Lipid (Fat)
13.6 g
3.9 g
123
622
Saturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Lauric Acid (12:0)
1 mg
0.3 mg
66
709
Myristic Acid (14:0)
71 mg
20.1 mg
98
1079
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.8 g
796.6 mg
123
803
Stearic Acid (18:0)
615 mg
174.3 mg
213
1077
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
4.8 g
1.4 g
147
941
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
950 mg
269.3 mg
58
163
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
35 mg
9.9 mg
109
439
Polyunsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
34 mg
9.6 mg
147
260
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.7 g
479.1 mg
258
1099
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
94 mg
26.6 mg
178
862
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
23.8 g
6.7 g
147
271
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
8 µg
2.3 µg
55
447
Folate, food
8 µg
2.3 µg
39
281
Folate, total
8 µg
2.3 µg
48
386
Niacin
5.8 mg
1.7 mg
257
604
Riboflavin
226 µg
64.1 µg
130
585
Thiamin
58 µg
16.4 µg
143
826
Vitamin B12
0.5 µg
0.1 µg
141
680
Vitamin B6
193 µg
54.7 µg
303
788
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
480 µg
136.1 µg
77
595
Retinol
19 µg
5.4 µg
85
462
Vitamin A, RAE
19 µg
5.4 µg
87
694
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
18 mg
5.1 mg
39
531
Copper, Cu
79 µg
22.4 µg
122
770
Iron, Fe
980 µg
277.8 µg
168
824
Magnesium, Mg
22 mg
6.2 mg
19
328
Phosphorus, P
229 mg
64.9 mg
57
435
Potassium, K
265 mg
75.1 mg
85
633
Selenium, Se
23.5 µg
6.7 µg
150
456
Sodium, Na
358 mg
101.5 mg
164
791
Zinc, Zn
2.1 mg
589.7 µg
152
705
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
136 mg
38.6 mg
44
245
Choline
67.1 mg
19 mg
145
490
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
61.4 g
17.4 g
166
1307
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
218 kcal
61.8 kcal
116
470
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of chicken legs (drumstick & thigh, skin eaten, unspecified cooking method) with 41 nutrient values.

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  • No animal by-products in feed
  • Animal Welfare Certified Step 2 by Global Animal Partnership
  • Air chilled for better flavor and texture

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Common Serving Sizes Of Chicken Legs (Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Oz, Cooked28.4 g1.0 oz
1 Cup, Cooked, Diced135.0 g4.8 oz
1 Leg140.0 g4.9 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of chicken legs (drumstick & thigh, skin eaten, unspecified cooking method)

40 Similar Poultry Products

Explore the nutrient content of similar poultry products below by clicking on their names.

Similar Poultry Products 1 - 40

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Chicken LegsNo of
Nutrients
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Skin / Coating Eaten)
55
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Skin / Coating Not Eaten)
50
(Skin Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
51
(Skin Not Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
50
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, Coating Eaten, Prepared Skinless)
54
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, Coating Not Eaten, Prepared Skinless)
48
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, Skin/Coating Eaten, Prepared With Skin)
56
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, Skin/Coating Not Eaten, Prepared With Skin)
48
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, Unspecified If Coating Eaten, Prepared Skinless)
54
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, Unspecified If Skin/Coating Eaten, Prepared With Skin)
56
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, Coating Eaten, Prepared Skinless)
54
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, Coating Not Eaten, Prepared Skinless)
48
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, Skin/Coating Eaten, Prepared With Skin)
56
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, Skin/Coating Not Eaten, Prepared With Skin)
48
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, Unspecified If Coating Eaten, Prepared Skinless)
54
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, Unspecified If Skin/Coating Eaten, Prepared With Skin)
56
(Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Not Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)
39
(Drumstick & Thigh, Unspecified If Skin Eaten, Unspecified Cooking Method)
51
(Skin Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh, Grilled With Sauce)
57
(Skin Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh, Grilled Without Sauce)
51
(Skin Not Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh, Grilled With Sauce)
56
(Skin Not Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh, Grilled Without Sauce)
50
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Skin / Coating Eaten)
54
(Coated, Drumstick & Thigh, Skin / Coating Not Eaten)
50
(Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, No Coating, Skin Eaten)
50
(Drumstick & Thigh, Made With Fat, No Coating, Skin Not Eaten)
48
(Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, No Coating, Skin Eaten)
50
(Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, No Coating, Skin Not Eaten)
48
(Drumstick & Thigh, Made Without Fat, No Coating, Unspecified If Skin Eaten)
51
(Made With Fat, No Coating, Unspecified If Skin Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
48
(Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten)
51
(Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Not Eaten)
51
(Drumstick & Thigh, Unspecified If Skin Eaten)
51
(Skin Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
41
(Skin Not Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
39
(Skin Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
51
(Skin Not Eaten, Drumstick & Thigh)
50
(Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Eaten)
51
(Drumstick & Thigh, Skin Not Eaten)
49
(Drumstick & Thigh, Unspecified If Skin Eaten)
45
Figure 5. Similar poultry products 1 to 40.

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