Chicken is a good source of protein, and niacin. A niacin deficiency has been linked to Alzheimer’s and heart disease
Poultry also contains L-Arginine which helps reduce blood clotting that causes clogged arteries, helps your body repair tissue, and supports your immune system.
Skinless dark chicken and turkey contain more than twice as much fat as skinless light meat. Dark chicken and turkey also contains 20% more calories and 10% less protein than light meat poultry.
Go for organic chicken raised on a natural diet, with no hormones or anti-biotics. It tastes better, and is far better for you. Popular commercial chicken has been linked to breast cancer because of the hormones, and anti-biotic resistance. Not only have anti-biotics been over prescribed, you are also getting too many in the commerical meat supplies.
Spend the extra buck. It will save you money in the long run. Disease is not cheap!
Once you taste the natural chicken, you won't want to go back to the other stuff.