Welcome to the nutritional magnesium content in 9 different types of chicken leg, ranging from 25 mg to 19 mg per 100g. The basic type of chicken leg is Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw, where the amount of magnesium in 100g is 23 mg. This is 6% of the magnesium RDA, from 100g of Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for magnesium is based on a 400 mg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five chicken leg products high in magnesium

Below is a summary list for the top five chicken leg items ranked by the amount or level of magnesium in 100g.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 9 different types of chicken leg based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the magnesium content in chicken leg.

1. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried : 25mg (6%RDA)
2. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour : 24mg (6%RDA)
3. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, roasted : 24mg (6%RDA)
4. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, cooked, roasted : 23mg (6%RDA)
5. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw : 23mg (6%RDA)

Following on from the five top chicken leg items or products containing magnesium we have a more comprehensive break down of Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw, and the highest item containing magnesium which is Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 9 types of chicken leg. .

Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw should be considered along with the magnesium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Poultry Products.Other important and magnesium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 120 kcal (6% RDA), the amount of Protein is 19.16 g (34% RDA), the amount of Fat is 4.22 g (6% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g. The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the magnesium levels in chicken leg.

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw has a nutritional value score of 15 out of 100.Comparing the magnesium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw; We class this as a medium to low magnesium content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

Comparing magnesium in chicken leg vs spinach

The amount of magnesium in spinach is 79 mg per 100g.As magnesium percentage of the RDA this is 20 %. Comparing with Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw, in 100g contains 23 mg of magnesium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 6 %. Therefore, spinach has 56 mg more magnesium than Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw. In terms of magnesium percentage this is 243 % more magnesium. Spinach has an overall nutritional value score of 68 out of 100, whereas Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw has a nutritional value score of 15 out of 100.

The highest content of magnesium in the food items under the general description or type of chicken leg, is Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried with 25 mg of magnesium per 100g. Comparing spinach with Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried; spinach has 54 mg more magnesium than Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried. In terms of magnesium percentage this is 216 % more magnesium.

Amount of magnesium per 100 Calories

100 calories of chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw is a serving size of 0.83 g, and the amount of Magnesium is 19.17 mg (5% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 15.97 g (28.33% RDA), Fat 3.52 g (5% RDA), Carbohydrate 0 g (0% RDA). This is shown in the magnesium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. magnesium and nutrition facts in chicken leg per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 leg, bone and skin removed (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only) (or 265 g)

For the food Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw the typical serving size is 1 leg, bone and skin removed (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only) (or 265 g) which contains 60.95 mg of Magnesium. The magnesium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 15 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 6.7 servings of the typical serving size 1 leg, bone and skin removed (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only) (or 265 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 318 kcal, the Protein content is 50.77 g, the Fat content is 11.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 g. The percentages are shown below in the magnesium chart, for the typical serving of magnesium and the related and important nutritional values.magnesium and nutritional content in chicken leg

Macronutrients in Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 leg, bone and skin removed (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only) or 265 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 216.8 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 100.8 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 0.0 (kcal).magnesium, calories and nutritional content in chicken leg

Milligrams of magnesium in chicken leg (per 100g)

This list of 9 types of chicken leg, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried through to Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional magnesium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much magnesium in chicken leg.

The list below gives the total magnesium content in the 9 items from the general description 'chicken leg' each of which show the magnesium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 9 food items shown in the magnesium chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

chicken leg magnesium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for chicken leg based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of magnesium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. chicken leg magnesium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for chicken leg ranked by the amount of magnesium per 100g is shown below in the chicken leg calories chart. chicken leg magnesium per 100g

Effect of Preparation and Storage on magnesium

The level of magnesium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of magnesium from the 2 raw items is in Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw where the content is 23 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 7 items. The highest amount of magnesium from the 7 cooked items is in Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried where the amount is 25 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked chicken leg shows that cooking can change the levels of magnesium by 2 mg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for chicken leg

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of magnesium contained in 100g of chicken leg, based on the list below of 9 different items under the general description of chicken leg, is 22.11 mg of magnesium. This average value corresponds to 5.53 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 203.56 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 23.47 g, the average amount of Fat is 10.87 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Magnesium is found in Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw which in 100g contains 23 mg of Magnesium. This corresponds to 6 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 120 kcal, the amount of Protein is 19.16 g, the amount of Fat is 4.22 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest magnesium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 9 different chicken leg nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of magnesium is found in Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried which contains 25 mg of magnesium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 6 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 208 kcal, the Protein content is 28.38 g, the Fat content is 9.32 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0.65 g. chart to show highest magnesium in chicken leg per 100g

The lowest amount of magnesium is in Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, raw which in 100g contains 19 mg of magnesium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 5 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 214 kcal, the amount of Protein is 16.37 g, the amount of Fat is 15.95 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.17 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a magnesium range of 6 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 6 kcal for Calories, 12.01 g for Protein, 6.63 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of magnesium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high magnesium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw contains 23 mg of magnesium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the magnesium nutritional content.

The food with the highest magnesium content per typical serving is Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, raw which contains 65.36 mg in 1 leg, with skin (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back) (or 344 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 16 %. For this serving the Calories content is 736.16 kcal, the Protein content is 56.31 g, the Fat content is 54.87 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.58 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing magnesium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of magnesium in foods.


Chicken leg List, magnesium Content per 100g

1. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, fried - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  25 mg (6%)208 kcal (10%)0.65 g (1%)9.32 g (14%)28.38 g (51%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 56g):
   14 mg (4%) 116.48 kcal (6%) 0.36 g (0%) 5.22 g (8%) 15.89 g (28%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone and skin removed (or 94g):
  23.5 mg (6%) 195.52 kcal (10%) 0.61 g (0%) 8.76 g (13%) 26.68 g (48%)
2. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  24 mg (6%)254 kcal (13%)2.5 g (2%)14.43 g (22%)26.84 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 67g):
   16.08 mg (4%) 170.18 kcal (9%) 1.68 g (1%) 9.67 g (15%) 17.98 g (32%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone removed (or 112g):
  26.88 mg (7%) 284.48 kcal (14%) 2.8 g (2%) 16.16 g (25%) 30.06 g (54%)
3. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, roasted - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  24 mg (6%)174 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)7.8 g (12%)24.22 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 leg bone and skin r (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only) (or 199g):
   47.76 mg (12%) 346.26 kcal (17%) 0 g (0%) 15.52 g (24%) 48.2 g (86%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drumstick bone and skin r (or 105g):
  25.2 mg (6%) 182.7 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 8.19 g (13%) 25.43 g (45%)
  Other serving sizes 1 thigh bone and skin r (or 72g):
  17.28 mg (4%) 125.28 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 5.62 g (9%) 17.44 g (31%)
  Other serving sizes 1 back bone and skin r (or 22g):
  5.28 mg (1%) 38.28 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.72 g (3%) 5.33 g (10%)
4. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, cooked, roasted - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  23 mg (6%)184 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)8.99 g (14%)24.03 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 leg and with skin (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back) (or 258g):
   59.34 mg (15%) 474.72 kcal (24%) 0 g (0%) 23.19 g (36%) 62 g (111%)
  Other serving sizes 1 thigh with skin (or 133g):
  30.59 mg (8%) 244.72 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 11.96 g (18%) 31.96 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drumstick with skin (or 91g):
  20.93 mg (5%) 167.44 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 8.18 g (13%) 21.87 g (39%)
  Other serving sizes 1 back with skin (or 35g):
  8.05 mg (2%) 64.4 kcal (3%) 0 g (0%) 3.15 g (5%) 8.41 g (15%)
5. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, raw - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  23 mg (6%)120 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)4.22 g (6%)19.16 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 leg and bone and skin removed (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only) (or 265g):
   60.95 mg (15%) 318 kcal (16%) 0 g (0%) 11.18 g (17%) 50.77 g (91%)
  Other serving sizes 1 thigh bone and skin removed (or 147g):
  33.81 mg (8%) 176.4 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 6.2 g (10%) 28.17 g (50%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drumstick bone and skin removed (or 88g):
  20.24 mg (5%) 105.6 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 3.71 g (6%) 16.86 g (30%)
  Other serving sizes 1 back bone and skin removed (or 30g):
  6.9 mg (2%) 36 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 1.27 g (2%) 5.75 g (10%)
6. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat only, cooked, stewed - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  21 mg (5%)185 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)8.06 g (12%)26.26 g (47%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 160g):
   33.6 mg (8%) 296 kcal (15%) 0 g (0%) 12.9 g (20%) 42.02 g (75%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 60g):
  12.6 mg (3%) 111 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 4.84 g (7%) 15.76 g (28%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone and skin removed (or 101g):
  21.21 mg (5%) 186.85 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 8.14 g (13%) 26.52 g (47%)
7. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  20 mg (5%)273 kcal (14%)8.72 g (7%)16.17 g (25%)21.77 g (39%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 95g):
   19 mg (5%) 259.35 kcal (13%) 8.28 g (6%) 15.36 g (24%) 20.68 g (37%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone removed (or 158g):
  31.6 mg (8%) 431.34 kcal (22%) 13.78 g (11%) 25.55 g (39%) 34.4 g (61%)
8. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, cooked, stewed - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  20 mg (5%)220 kcal (11%)0 g (0%)12.92 g (20%)24.17 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 140g):
   28 mg (7%) 308 kcal (15%) 0 g (0%) 18.09 g (28%) 33.84 g (60%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 75g):
  15 mg (4%) 165 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 9.69 g (15%) 18.13 g (32%)
  Other serving sizes 1 leg and bone removed (or 125g):
  25 mg (6%) 275 kcal (14%) 0 g (0%) 16.15 g (25%) 30.21 g (54%)
9. Chicken, broilers or fryers, leg, meat and skin, raw - Magnesium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  19 mg (5%)214 kcal (11%)0.17 g (0%)15.95 g (25%)16.37 g (29%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 leg and with skin (Sum of drumstick+thigh+back) (or 344g):
   65.36 mg (16%) 736.16 kcal (37%) 0.58 g (0%) 54.87 g (84%) 56.31 g (101%)
  Other serving sizes 1 drumstick with skin (or 111g):
  21.09 mg (5%) 237.54 kcal (12%) 0.19 g (0%) 17.7 g (27%) 18.17 g (32%)
  Other serving sizes 1 thigh with skin (or 185g):
  35.15 mg (9%) 395.9 kcal (20%) 0.31 g (0%) 29.51 g (45%) 30.28 g (54%)






magnesium and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes, fruit salad, persimmons

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops, crab, lobster, oysters, herring, haddock, halibut, mackerel, pike, pollock, trout

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice, energy drinks, soft drinks, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lemonade

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans, baked beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages, chicken light meat, chicken dark meat, chicken leg, fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken thigh, chicken wings, duck, goose, pheasant, quail, pigeon, turkey light meat, turkey dark meat, turkey breast, turkey leg, turkey wing, emu, ostrich, frankfurter, pate, pork sausage, salami, bratwurst, pork loin, ground pork, lamb shank, veal, bison, beef liver, beef ribs

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese, mozzarella, low fat yogurt

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice, cooked egg, mexican cheese, fruit yogurt

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley, spices, chili sauce

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate, puddings, frozen yogurt, a snickers bar, croissants, danish pastry, english muffins, blueberry muffins, pie, pop tarts, coffeecake, crackers, potato chips, rice cakes, tortilla chips, fudge, puddings, syrups, dark chocolate, sundae, pretzels, pop tarts

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal, kelloggs cereals, general mills cereals

Miscellaneous

spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh, oats, salad dressing, tomato soup, mushroom soup, chicken soup, vegetable soup, infant formula, cooking oil, shortening, fish oil, soybean oil, soy protein, gravy, raisins, currants, balsam pear, succotash, macaroni, egg noodles, japanese noodles, macaroni and cheese, burrito