Tips and Tricks on Beef #iheartbeef
For those that did attend and possibly missed some of the points from #iheartbeef Twitter Party, because Twitter Parties are VERY FAST, I wanted to post those here for you! These may also be helpful for those that wanted to attend but were unable to.
A 3 oz serving of lean beef contributes less than 10% of calories to a 2,000 calorie diet.
3-4 oz = size of deck of cards or hockey puck.
3-oz of beef provides more Zinc than 13.5 servings of salmon.
3-oz beef provides more B12 than 7.5 chicken breasts.
3-oz beef provides more Iron than 2 ¾ cups spinach.
You can buy 80% ground beef and run 4 cups hot water over it to reduce fat.
To be considered lean it must be less than 10g Fat, 4.5 g Sat Fat, and 95 mg Cholesterol Per 3oz Servings.
When Looking for Lean Cuts stick with keywords like Round or Loin.
Flank is a lean cut…there are 29 that are considered lean!
65% of all beef muscle cuts available at the grocery store are lean.
T-bone, Filet/Tenderloin, 95% lean ground beef, sirloin, brisket, eye round, top round, bottom round…all LEAN!
Beef is most consumed on Memorial day, coming in behind is 4th of July and Labor Day!
Calorie-for-calorie, beef is one of the most nutrient rich foods to fuel an active and healthy lifestyle!
I hope you enjoyed this tips and tricks! Thanks to The Beef Checkoff for providing us with all of this useful information and a wonderful #iheartbeef Twitter Party!