Try to have fish at least twice per week. The serving size of meat should be no larger than the size of the palm of your hand. Eat chicken or turkey, preferably skinless breast meat, up to one to two times per week. Eat pork, lean beef, and lamb moderately, working toward roughly one to two times per week.
Consequently, how many ounces of meat should you eat in a day?
Recommended Daily Intake. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 recommend meat eaters consume between 24 and 34 ounces of meat, poultry and eggs each week, depending on individual calorie needs. That is between 3 and 5 ounces per day at 7 grams of protein per ounce.
How much meat is recommended per day?
Meat Protein. One ounce of meat is equivalent to 1 ounce of protein food. Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends you consume no more than approximately 4 ounces of total meat per day to help meet your protein recommendations. Remember, however, not all meat is created equal.
How much meat does the average person eat per day?
U.S. total meat consumption, in billion pounds. Though meat consumption in the U.S. has dropped off slightly in recent years, at 270.7 pounds per person a year, we still eat more meat per person here than in almost any other country on the planet. Only the Luxumbourgers eat more meat than we do.