If there was a protein contest, beef would surely be crowned the king! Among the powerful package of 10 essential nutrients beef is known for, protein may be one of the most notable. In fact, one 3 oz cooked serving of beef provides 50% of your Daily Value (25 grams) for this important nutrient—making it an excellent source!
A wealth of research1 has linked protein to favorable lifestyle markers such as healthy body weight and/or weight loss, maintaining and building muscle, and overall diet satisfaction. When you’re looking for ways to improve your health, manage your weight or satisfy your appetite, consider all that protein can do for you:
Let's explore the benefits of protein:
New research shows spreading protein intake evenly throughout the day - about 25 to 30 grams per meal - may be the most beneficial for overall health and wellness. Hear Dr. Chris Mohr explain the importance of balancing protein throughout the day.
You can also find inspiration for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in our recipe collections and resource pages.
This recipe combines beef, egg and spinach on a thin sandwich roll. And with 42g of protein, this dish is an excellent way to start your day!
Stir-fried beef is stuffed into pitas and topped with your family's favorite veggies like cucumbers and olives. This recipe’s 29g protein is sure to keep you satisfied!
A fun take on a traditional spaghetti meal, this recipe uses the popular vegetable as the “noodle” base! This dinner is an excellent source of protein, with 29g per serving.
Nothing says “kid favorite” quite like pizza. Now with a boost of added protein, it's something everyone can feel good about. With a blend of your favorite veggies mixed right into the pizza sauce and topped with lean Ground Beef, you've got yourself an easy and totally irresistible pizza. Good luck saving leftovers!