Chicken can be paired with many seasonings and spices to accommodate a variety of menus from upscale to homely and ethnic cuisines from across the globe. It can be used as a main entree, in sandwiches, salads, snacks and appetizers and is suitable for serving any time of day hot or cold. Chicken is considered a red meat. Because it contain fat and proteins, red fibers are more flavourful than white. For health conscious individuals, chicken is high in protein; low in calories; rich in essential vitamins like iron, zinc and vitamin B; and low in fat and cholesterol.