29 Lean Cuts
There are more than 29 cuts of beef 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 6 nutrients (protein, zinc, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, niacin and selenium) and a good source of 4 nutrients (phosphorous, choline, iron and riboflavin).
Click here for a checkoff-funded fact sheet about the lean cuts.