Beef Nutrition

Twenty-nine cuts of beef meet government guidelines for lean, including consumer favorites like tenderloin, sirloin and 95% lean ground beef. These cuts have less than 10 grams of total fat, 4.5 grams or less of saturated fat and less than 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 3-ounce serving. Additionally, 20 of the 29 lean beef cuts have, on average, only 1 more gram of saturated fat than a skinless chicken breast per 3-ounce serving.

Beef is a premier naturally nutrient-rich food, helping you get more nutrition from your calories. Beef has eight times more vitamin B12, six times more zinc and two and a half times more iron than a skinless chicken breast.

If you are looking for ways to follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPyramid,
The Healthy Beef Cookbook can help. The book compiles more than 130 delicious recipes, nutrition information and cooking techniques to create tender, moist, flavorful beef dishes every time. The cookbook recipes were created to help you get more essential nutrients in every meal while enjoying your favorite protein, beef.

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