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Table 2 Consumption-weighted average nutrient profiles per ounce-eq for meat and poultry, including fresh and processed forms

From: Healthy U.S.-style dietary patterns can be modified to provide increased energy from protein

  Meat Poultry Fish Eggs Soy Products Nuts/ Seeds Beans and Peas
Total Fresha Processeda Total Fresha Processeda Hi n3 Lo n3
Macronutrients
 Calories, kcal 43.57 44.59 40.73 50.98 53.32 30.05 55.73 32.49 77.50 47.65 88.37 60.67
 Protein, g 6.94 7.93 4.87 7.79 8.20 4.20 6.47 6.41 6.29 11.81 3.07 3.96
 Carbohydrate, g 0.28 0.01 0.79 0.07 0.00 0.62 0.00 0.17 0.56 0.19 3.29 10.82
 Fiber, dietary, g 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.06 1.11 3.79
 Total lipid (fat), g 1.46 1.19 1.97 1.94 2.04 1.07 3.11 0.54 5.31 0.70 7.68 0.35
 Saturated fats, g 0.48 0.47 0.49 0.53 0.56 0.26 0.64 0.15 1.63 0.11 1.15 0.07
 Linoleic acid, g 0.12 0.06 0.22 0.37 0.38 0.25 0.18 0.05 0.59 0.28 1.99 0.10
 Linolenic acid, g 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.14 0.06
 Cholesterol, mg 20.07 23.37 13.23 24.27 25.44 13.89 18.12 25.00 186.50 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals
 Calcium, mg 2.47 2.09 3.17 4.22 4.22 3.97 7.76 10.16 25.00 35.77 29.85 19.52
 Iron, mg 0.55 0.68 0.29 0.32 0.34 0.12 0.15 0.24 0.60 1.95 0.44 1.05
 Magnesium, mg 6.12 6.59 5.07 7.00 7.16 5.39 9.29 9.00 5.00 7.38 30.34 23.62
 Phosphorus, mg 63.61 64.40 60.83 57.86 55.75 70.59 74.53 73.54 86.00 106.46 60.74 66.96
 Potassium, mg 92.94 96.03 85.06 73.53 68.82 105.18 110.00 83.04 63.00 19.98 93.70 180.78
 Sodium, mg 99.63 16.16 261.11 51.61 24.64 254.58 22.97 97.95 62.00 128.40 7.60 0.69
 Zinc, mg 1.15 1.44 0.56 0.57 0.60 0.27 0.14 0.42 0.53 0.57 0.48 0.47
 Copper, mg 0.05 0.06 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.01 0.22 0.13 0.10
 Selenium, μg 8.04 8.62 6.75 6.12 6.39 3.69 12.72 14.39 15.40 0.75 1.53 1.60
Vitamins
 Vitamin A, μg RAE 13.83 20.88 0.11 3.85 4.33 0.00 17.33 7.41 74.50 0.00 0.05 0.03
 Vitamin E, mg AT 0.07 0.07 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.04 0.30 0.27 0.52 0.00 1.82 0.25
 Vitamin D, IU 3.76 2.05 7.05 1.54 1.50 1.70 133.76 40.70 43.50 0.00 3.47 0.00
 Vitamin C, mg 0.03 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.80 0.22 0.00 0.01 0.05 0.30
 Thiamin, mg 0.06 0.05 0.08 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.08 0.01 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.09
 Riboflavin, mg 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.04 0.04 0.02 0.26 0.02 0.05 0.03
 Niacin, mg 1.63 1.87 1.14 2.56 2.61 2.03 2.09 1.30 0.03 0.19 1.30 0.20
 Vitamin B-6, mg 0.11 0.13 0.09 0.13 0.14 0.12 0.16 0.06 0.06 0.02 0.06 0.07
 Vitamin B-12, μg 0.58 0.77 0.19 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.86 1.13 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.00
 Choline, mg 26.01 28.79 20.07 21.04 22.52 8.53 20.51 19.03 146.90 26.08 8.71 12.77
 Vitamin K, μg 0.30 0.38 0.13 0.57 0.64 0.00 0.05 0.12 0.15 0.16 0.60 1.58
 Folate, μg DFE 2.36 2.64 1.77 1.69 1.75 1.13 7.60 3.95 22.00 23.59 11.97 68.47
  1. aContributions calculated from data used by USDA in the development of the U.S. Healthy Style Eating Pattern (HEP) [22]