MyBeefCheckoff News

Truthful Tuesday: Differences Between Beef and Hamburger

March 6, 2018

Truthful Tuesday: Many consumers are surprised to know that ground beef and hamburger are different products. Clarify the difference for them by explaining that hamburger may have added beef fat mixed in, up to 30 percent, but ground beef may not have additional fat mixed into the grind.

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Myth-busting Monday

March 5, 2018

Myth: Consumers trying to lose weight should limit red meat as a protein source.

Fact: New research shows lean beef can help people lose weight while maintaining lean muscle and supporting a healthy heart.

Your checkoff helped fund the research. 

Beef Fact Friday: High Protein Breakfast

March 2, 2018

Beef Fact Friday: Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that eating a higher protein breakfast, such as one including a high-quality protein like beef, boosts satiety and reduces hunger and brain responses involved with food cravings more than a typical ready-to-eat breakfast that is lower in protein.

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Lean Beef Research Findings

March 1, 2018

In a recent study, participants — including those who consumed lean beef four or more times a week as part of a healthy, higher-protein diet in combination with exercise — showed improvements in their total and LDL cholesterol and blood pressure metrics, indicating lean beef did not negatively affect their heart health.


Experience Your Beef Checkoff

February 28, 2018

We are bringing facts to life by taking you on a journey to experience first-hand the opportunities that lie behind each door your Beef Checkoff Program has opened – and will continue to open – for the industry and your individual operations.

Be sure to follow us on the journey!