Dark meat might be fattier than white, but chicken thighs are considerably higher in iron than breast meat. Plus dark chicken meat is high in zinc. Missing out on these two minerals will allow your energy levels to wane. When compared to red meat, chicken thighs offer iron, zinc and B vitamins with a lot less fat.
Thighs are easy to make: roast them alongside veggies with a little cumin and coriander sprinkled on everything.