Poultry includes among others, hens, geese, turkeys, ducks, guinea fowls and ostriches. Poultry meat contains large amounts of protein and small amounts of fat. In comparison with pork and beef, it has a higher nutritional and dietary value. It has a lot of unsaturated fatty acids and is a good source of zinc, magnesium, potassium and B vitamins. Poultry meat is easy to prepare and suitable for almost every dish in all its forms: stewed, baked, fried, grilled, sweet, cold or in gelatine. Chicken meat contains iron and zinc – minerals that affect the proper functioning of the body. Both elements strengthen our immune system. Zinc has also a positive effect on muscle development.