Bison meat has gained some popularity over the last couple years and it is for good reason. Bison AKA buffalo is one of the leanest meats out there. It is even lower in calories than grilled chicken! Bison is a good source of many nutrients, including, zinc, iron, niacin, phosphorous, Vitamin B6 and selenium. In addition, each 3 ounce serving contains a good deal of protein—about 24 grams. You can use bison as a substitute for any meat dish. Try bison meatloaf, burgers or even ground bison with your pasta.