Meat

Meat

Indian Food Pyramid

Each serving of food items in the Lean Meat Group contains 7 gms. of proteins and 3 gms. of fats and gives 55 calories.

Each serving of food items in the Medium Fat Meat Group contains 7 gms. of proteins and 5 gms. of fats and gives 75 calories.

Each serving of food items in the High Fat Meat Group contains 7 gms. of proteins and 8 gms. of fats and gives 100 calories.

Note

In the Diet Charts meat items are of the Lean Meat variety.

If meat items from the Medium Fat Meat group is eaten, you will have to subtract half a serving of fats/Oils allowed in you diet.

If meat items from High Fat Meat group are eaten, you will have to subtract one fat serving from the fat/Oils servings allowed in your diet.

It is advisable to mostly choose items from the Lean Meat group. Foods from the other two groups, especially from the High Fat Meat group, should be eaten sparingly.

One serving in the Meat Group consists of items weighing approximately one ounce (30gms.).

Examples of one serving of food from the Meat food group are
  • Fish
    One ounces cooked fish
  • OR
  • Chicken
    One ounces cooked chicken
  • OR
  • Hamburger
    One ounces cooked hamburger

Click here for a list of foods in the Lean Meat Group

Click here for a list of foods in the Medium Fat Meat Group

Click here for a list of foods in the High fat Meat Group