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Go Lean With Protein

Go Lean With Protein

Retailer have beef cuts that are 'lean.'

There are 29 cuts of beef now available at retail that meet government guidelines for lean, so it's easy to "go lean with protein" and follow the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that you've already been enjoying many of the lean cuts of beef!

Finding delicious, yet healthful solutions for your entire family are as close as your grocer's meat case. On average, a 3-ounce serving of lean beef is only 154 calories yet an excellent source of six nutrients (protein, zinc, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, niacin and selenium) and a good source of four nutrients (phosphorous, choline, iron and riboflavin).

Click here for a checkoff-funded fact sheet about the lean cuts.

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