Welcome to the nutritional selenium content in 14 different types of chicken light meat, ranging from 29.1 mcg to 14.5 mcg per 100g. The basic type of chicken light meat is Chicken roll, light meat, where the amount of selenium in 100g is 14.5 mcg.

14.5 mcg of selenium per 100g, from Chicken roll, light meat corresponds to % of the selenium RDA. For a typical serving size of 2 slices (1 serving) (or 57 g) the amount of Selenium is 8.27 mcg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of %.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for selenium is based on a 70 mcg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top ten chicken light meat products high in selenium

Below is a summary list for the top ten chicken light meat items ranked by the amount or level of selenium in 100g.

1. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour : 29.1mcg
2. Chicken, stewing, light meat, meat only, cooked, stewed : 28.7mcg
3. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter : 27.2mcg
4. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, cooked, fried : 26.2mcg
5. Chicken, roasting, light meat, meat only, cooked, roasted : 25.8mcg
6. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, cooked, roasted : 24.4mcg
7. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, roasted : 24.1mcg
8. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, cooked, stewed : 22.3mcg
9. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, stewed : 21.2mcg
10. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, raw : 17.8mcg

Following on from the ten top chicken light meat items or products containing selenium we have a more comprehensive break down of Chicken roll, light meat, and the highest item containing selenium which is Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour. 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 14 types of chicken light meat.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 14 different types of chicken light meat based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the selenium content in chicken light meat.

Chicken roll, light meat - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Chicken roll, light meat should be considered along with the selenium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Sausages and Luncheon Meats.Other important and selenium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 110 kcal (6% RDA), the amount of Protein is 16.64 g (30% RDA), the amount of Fat is 2.73 g (4% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 4.66 g (4% RDA). 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 selenium levels in chicken light meat.

selenium and nutrition facts in chicken light meat per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Chicken roll, light meat has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.

Amount of selenium per 100 Calories

100 calories of chicken roll, light meat is a serving size of 0.91 g, and the amount of Selenium is 13.18 mcg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 15.13 g (27.27% RDA), Fat 2.48 g (3.64% RDA), Carbohydrate 4.24 g (3.64% RDA). This is shown in the selenium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. selenium and nutrition facts in chicken light meat per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 2 slices (1 serving) (or 57 g)

For the food Chicken roll, light meat the typical serving size is 2 slices (1 serving) (or 57 g) which contains 8.27 mcg of Selenium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 62.7 kcal, the Protein content is 9.48 g, the Fat content is 1.56 g and the Carbohydrate content is 2.66 g. The percentages are shown below in the selenium chart, for the typical serving of selenium and the related and important nutritional values.selenium and nutritional content in chicken light meat

Macronutrients in Chicken roll, light meat


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 2 slices (1 serving) or 57 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 37.9 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 14.0 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 10.6 (kcal).selenium, calories and nutritional content in chicken light meat

Mcg of selenium in chicken light meat (per 100g)

This list of 14 types of chicken light meat, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour through to Chicken roll, light meat where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional selenium 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 selenium in chicken light meat.

The list below gives the total selenium content in the 14 items from the general description 'chicken light meat' each of which show the selenium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 14 food items shown in the selenium 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 light meat selenium per 100g

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

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

Effect of Preparation and Storage on selenium

The level of selenium 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 4 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 4 raw items is in Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, raw where the content is 17.8 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 9 items. The highest amount of selenium from the 9 cooked items is in Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour where the amount is 29.1 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked chicken light meat shows that cooking can change the levels of selenium by 11.3 mcg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for chicken light meat

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of selenium contained in 100g of chicken light meat, based on the list below of 14 different items under the general description of chicken light meat, is 22.38 mcg of selenium. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 178.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 26.24 g, the average amount of Fat is 6.84 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Selenium is found in Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, roasted which in 100g contains 24.1 mcg of Selenium. For this serving the amount of Calories is 222 kcal, the amount of Protein is 29.02 g, the amount of Fat is 10.85 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0 g.

Highest selenium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 14 different chicken light meat nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of selenium is found in Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour which contains 29.1 mcg of selenium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 246 kcal, the Protein content is 30.45 g, the Fat content is 12.09 g, the Carbohydrate content is 1.82 g. chart to show highest selenium in chicken light meat per 100g

The lowest amount of selenium in 100g is in Chicken roll, light meat which contains 14.5 mcg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 110 kcal, the amount of Protein is 16.64 g, the amount of Fat is 2.73 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 4.66 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a selenium range of 14.6 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 136 kcal for Calories, 13.81 g for Protein, 9.36 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of selenium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high selenium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Chicken roll, light meat contains 14.5 mcg of selenium. 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 selenium nutritional content.

The food with the highest selenium content per typical serving is Chicken, stewing, light meat, meat only, cooked, stewed which contains 40.18 mcg in 1 cup, chopped or diced (or 140 g). For this serving the Calories content is 298.2 kcal, the Protein content is 46.26 g, the Fat content is 11.17 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing selenium 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 foods rich in selenium.


Chicken light meat List, selenium Content per 100g

1. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, flour - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  29.1 mcg246 kcal (12%)1.82 g (1%)12.09 g (19%)30.45 g (54%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 78g):
   22.7 mcg 191.88 kcal (10%) 1.42 g (1%) 9.43 g (15%) 23.75 g (42%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone removed (or 130g):
  37.83 mcg 319.8 kcal (16%) 2.37 g (2%) 15.72 g (24%) 39.59 g (71%)
2. Chicken, stewing, light meat, meat only, cooked, stewed - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  28.7 mcg213 kcal (11%)0 g (0%)7.98 g (12%)33.04 g (59%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 140g):
   40.18 mcg 298.2 kcal (15%) 0 g (0%) 11.17 g (17%) 46.26 g (83%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 64g):
  18.37 mcg 136.32 kcal (7%) 0 g (0%) 5.11 g (8%) 21.15 g (38%)
3. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  27.2 mcg277 kcal (14%)9.5 g (7%)15.44 g (24%)23.55 g (42%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 113g):
   30.74 mcg 313.01 kcal (16%) 10.74 g (8%) 17.45 g (27%) 26.61 g (48%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone removed (or 188g):
  51.14 mcg 520.76 kcal (26%) 17.86 g (14%) 29.03 g (45%) 44.27 g (79%)
4. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, cooked, fried - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  26.2 mcg192 kcal (10%)0.42 g (0%)5.54 g (9%)32.82 g (59%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 140g):
   36.68 mcg 268.8 kcal (13%) 0.59 g (0%) 7.76 g (12%) 45.95 g (82%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 64g):
  16.77 mcg 122.88 kcal (6%) 0.27 g (0%) 3.55 g (5%) 21 g (38%)
5. Chicken, roasting, light meat, meat only, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  25.8 mcg153 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)4.07 g (6%)27.13 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 140g):
   36.12 mcg 214.2 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 5.7 g (9%) 37.98 g (68%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 78g):
  20.12 mcg 119.34 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 3.17 g (5%) 21.16 g (38%)
6. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  24.4 mcg173 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)4.51 g (7%)30.91 g (55%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 140g):
   34.16 mcg 242.2 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 6.31 g (10%) 43.27 g (77%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 64g):
  15.62 mcg 110.72 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 2.89 g (4%) 19.78 g (35%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone and skin removed (or 107g):
  26.11 mcg 185.11 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 4.83 g (7%) 33.07 g (59%)
7. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, roasted - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  24.1 mcg222 kcal (11%)0 g (0%)10.85 g (17%)29.02 g (52%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 79g):
   19.04 mcg 175.38 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 8.57 g (13%) 22.93 g (41%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone removed (or 132g):
  31.81 mcg 293.04 kcal (15%) 0 g (0%) 14.32 g (22%) 38.31 g (68%)
8. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, cooked, stewed - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  22.3 mcg159 kcal (8%)0 g (0%)3.99 g (6%)28.88 g (52%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and chopped or diced (or 140g):
   31.22 mcg 222.6 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 5.59 g (9%) 40.43 g (72%)
  Other serving sizes 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 71g):
  15.83 mcg 112.89 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 2.83 g (4%) 20.5 g (37%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone and skin removed (or 119g):
  26.54 mcg 189.21 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 4.75 g (7%) 34.37 g (61%)
9. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, cooked, stewed - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  21.2 mcg201 kcal (10%)0 g (0%)9.97 g (15%)26.14 g (47%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 90g):
   19.08 mcg 180.9 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 8.97 g (14%) 23.53 g (42%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone removed (or 150g):
  31.8 mcg 301.5 kcal (15%) 0 g (0%) 14.96 g (23%) 39.21 g (70%)
10. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat only, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  17.8 mcg114 kcal (6%)0 g (0%)1.65 g (3%)23.2 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 88g):
   15.66 mcg 100.32 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 1.45 g (2%) 20.42 g (36%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone and skin removed (or 147g):
  26.17 mcg 167.58 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 2.43 g (4%) 34.1 g (61%)
11. Chicken, roasting, light meat, meat only, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  17.8 mcg109 kcal (5%)0 g (0%)1.63 g (3%)22.2 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 99g):
   17.62 mcg 107.91 kcal (5%) 0 g (0%) 1.61 g (2%) 21.98 g (39%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone and skin removed (or 220g):
  39.16 mcg 239.8 kcal (12%) 0 g (0%) 3.59 g (6%) 48.84 g (87%)
12. Chicken, stewing, light meat, meat only, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  17.8 mcg137 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)4.21 g (6%)23.1 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 89g):
   15.84 mcg 121.93 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 3.75 g (6%) 20.56 g (37%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone and skin removed (or 130g):
  23.14 mcg 178.1 kcal (9%) 0 g (0%) 5.47 g (8%) 30.03 g (54%)
13. Chicken, broilers or fryers, light meat, meat and skin, raw - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Poultry Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  16.4 mcg186 kcal (9%)0 g (0%)11.07 g (17%)20.27 g (36%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken) (or 116g):
   19.02 mcg 215.76 kcal (11%) 0 g (0%) 12.84 g (20%) 23.51 g (42%)
  Other serving sizes .5 chicken and bone removed (or 194g):
  31.82 mcg 360.84 kcal (18%) 0 g (0%) 21.48 g (33%) 39.32 g (70%)
14. Chicken roll, light meat - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Sausages and Luncheon Meats
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  14.5 mcg110 kcal (6%)4.66 g (4%)2.73 g (4%)16.64 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 slices (1 serving) (or 57g):
   8.27 mcg 62.7 kcal (3%) 2.66 g (2%) 1.56 g (2%) 9.48 g (17%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (or 170g):
  24.65 mcg 187 kcal (9%) 7.92 g (6%) 4.64 g (7%) 28.29 g (51%)






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