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DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 28,094
2/8/14 3:47 P

In many exchange type eating plans...
a serving of meat is about 3-4 ounces cooked portion.
Each ounce of cooked meat has on average 7 grams of protein.
Thus 3-4 ounce cooked portion = 21-28 grams of protein

Becky
Your SP Registered Dietitian

GINGERLY4 Posts: 384
2/8/14 3:14 P

Thank You!

RUSSELL_40 Posts: 16,826
2/8/14 2:56 P

3-4 ozs is a serving of protein. That's 85 - 113.5 grams in weight.

However if you are looking for grams of protein per serving, they will vary. Most meat/fish fowl servings tend to have around 20 grams of protein in them per 4 ozs, but all vary slightly.

The best way to determine serving size is by the weight though.

Edited by: RUSSELL_40 at: 2/8/2014 (15:00)
GINGERLY4 Posts: 384
2/8/14 2:08 P

I'm curious...how many grams of protein is considered a serving a protein?

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