The members of this group are generally a great source of protein and iron, and supply many vital nutrients. Watch out for high-fat members, though, such as untrimmed red meat. Remember, you can often substitute low-fat beans, fish, and skinless chicken for higher-fat meats.
Like dairy products, eat a moderate amount of from this group (2-3 servings). A serving size of is about as big as the palm of your hand.