Get the Skinny on Lean Beef
Did you know there are 29 cuts of beef that meet the government labeling guidelines for lean? Read the guidelines here. Many are cuts you are probably already eating, such as flank steak, T-Bone steak, and sirloin steak.
According to government guidelines, a serving qualifies as "extra lean" if it has less than 5g total fat, 2g or less saturated fat and less than 95mg cholesterol per 3.5 oz. serving. A serving qualifies as "lean" if it has less than 10g total fat, 4.5g or less saturated fat and less than 95mg cholesterol per 3.5 oz. serving.
Get to know the 29 lean cuts below. Download the helpful wallet card to find lean cuts at your grocer.