5 doctors weighed in:

Is chicken ok to eat if roasted with skin on? Im trying to cut my cholesterol.

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cut the skin out

The fat in poultry is in the skin so cooking with it allows all the bad fats to seep into the poultry.
Eat the white meat rather than the dark meat since that is also healthier for you.

In brief: Cut the skin out

The fat in poultry is in the skin so cooking with it allows all the bad fats to seep into the poultry.
Eat the white meat rather than the dark meat since that is also healthier for you.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
Thank
Dr. Tim McDonough
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes.

Roast it with the skin on, but don't eat the skin.

In brief: Yes.

Roast it with the skin on, but don't eat the skin.
Dr. Tim McDonough
Dr. Tim McDonough
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
38 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors