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What foods are included in the meat, poultry, fish,
dry beans, eggs, and nuts (meat & beans) group?


All foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dry beans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds are considered part of this group.
Dry beans and peas are part of this group as well as the vegetable group. For more information on dry beans and peas click here.
Most meat and poultry choices should be lean or low-fat. Fish, nuts, and seeds contain healthy oils, so choose these foodsfrequently instead of meat or poultry.