Poultry meat

Poultry products are so called white meat products: theyt are lean and are easily digested. Poultry meat is an excellent ingredient for a healthy human diet.

Chicken meat is the most common type of poultry meat in the world. The reason for the popularity of chicken meat is because it is cheap, it contains many nutrients, is low in fat, it is easy to prepare, so it suits very well as fast food product and it is has no religious objections. The meat is tender and contains on average: 20% high quality biological proteins and 7 to 15% fatty acids. The nutritional value of poultry meat with and without skin is presented in the table through link below). However, the protein level of poultry meat varies between bird species. On average the level of protein in duck is 12%, for geese 19%, for chicken and for turkey-meat 21%.