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Nutritional information from the USDA
The following USDA nutritional information for the various meat catagories will provide you with a source of comparison for Elk with other meats and fish.

All information is based on a serving size of 100 grams (approximatelyy 3.5 ounces).


Ranking in order of Protein content
MEAT TYPE................. PROTEIN
  • Elk .............................. 22.95g
  • Buffalo ......................... 21.62g
  • Turkey (meat only)......... 21.77g
  • Chicken (meat only)....... 21.39g
  • Halibut ......................... 20.81g
  • Fish - Pink Salmon ....... 19.94g
  • Fish - Atlantic Salmon.... 19.84g
  • Beef - Select................. 17.48g
  • Beef - Choice ................ 17.32g
  • Fish - Orange Roughy.....14.70g
  • Pork............................ 13.91g