Chicken gizzards are one of the healthiest portions of chicken. Rich in protein, they are also great for digestion and are a high source of vitamins.
If you're wondering what a “gizzard ” is, it is the stomach of birds.One of the main benefits of chicken gizzards is that they are low in fat and high in vitamins.
Gizzard meat is also low in fat , and high in vitamins . Gizzard contains several vitamins including Vitamin B12 , which is essential for brain function and forming white blood cells, niacin, which is good for circulation and producing hormones, and riboflavin, which keeps your skin and hair healthy.
A one-cup serving of cooked chicken gizzards contains 223 calories, 44grams of protein and 4 grams of fat, including 1 gram of saturated fat.
They are an excellent source of iron and zinc, but high in cholesterol (536milligrams) so they should be consumed in moderation.
It might not surprise you but other poultry have gizzards too, like turkeys, ducks, fowl, emus, doves,and pigeons.
A little more surprising might be that crocodiles, alligators,earthworms, some fish and crustaceans, and even dinosaurs have gizzards .
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