Poultry Protein Content

poultry-protein-contentThe meatiest parts of a bird are the flight muscles on its chest, called breast meat, and the walking muscles on the first and second segments of its legs, called the thigh and drumstick that is where most of the poultry protein is stored. The wings are also eaten, usually as in Buffalo wings

Poultry Protein Content table

High Protein Sources Serving Protein Carbs Calories
Chicken breast
4 ounces 29
0
193
Chicken, light meat (no skin)
4 ounces
35
0
196
Chicken, dark meat (no skin)
4 ounces 31
0
232
Turkey, light meat (no skin)
4 ounces 34
0
178
Turkey, dark meat (no skin)
4 ounces 32
0
212

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