get your strength from beef

Beef is an excellent source of protein and supplies 10 essential nutrients including B-vitamins, zinc, and iron that support an active and healthy lifestyle. The nutrients in beef provide our bodies with the strength to thrive throughout all stages of life. Learn more about beef’s nutrients below.

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The connection between beef's protein and strength

Beef's nutrients, along with a healthy lifestyle, work to provide our bodies and minds with the fuel to be the strongest versions of ourselves. See beef's nutrients in action and learn how they can support mind and body strength at all stages of life.

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Beef's protein

If there was a protein contest, beef would surely be crowned the king! One 3 oz. cooked serving of beef provides 25 grams, roughly 50% of your Daily Value, of this important nutrient that supports strong, lean bodies—making it an excellent source!

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beef's nutrients

When it comes to beef and your health, you can rest easy knowing that along with being delicious, beef contains important nutrients. In just one 3 oz. cooked serving, you’re getting 10 essential nutrients including protein, zinc, iron and B vitamins.  

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Lean Beef

We all know that beef tastes great, but did you know how good it is for you too? A 3 oz. cooked serving of lean beef provides 10 essential nutrients in around 170 calories, less than 10 grams of total fat and less than 95 mg of cholesterol.

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Beef and Heart Health

Research on heart health shows that eating lean beef can be a solution to one of America’s greatest health challenges. Not only can lean beef be part of a heart-healthy diet, but it can help lower cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Beef for All Ages

Beyond the special memories around the table and the tasty delights we experience across a lifetime, beef provides our bodies with the fuel and strength to thrive throughout all stage of life- from infancy to adulthood.

frequently asked questions about beef

We all know beef tastes great – but did you know that beef can be good for you, too? Check out some answers to your most pressing questions when it comes to incorporating beef into a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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beef and diet trends

When it comes to choosing an eating style that works for you, there are many choices.  Most healthy diets have a lot in common and beef plays an essential role in many healthy diets as an authentic high-quality protein with ten essential nutrients, like iron, zinc and B-vitamins. 

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cut nutritionals

All beef cuts contain 10 essential nutrients including protein, zinc, iron and many B vitamins, but cuts can vary slightly in their nutrient content depending on their location on the carcass. See the nutritional profile of some of the classic and up-and-coming beef cuts. 

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Nutrition Resources

Beef is an excellent source of protein and supplies 10 essential nutrients including B-vitamins, zinc, and iron. Discover resources to help promote and share the nutritional benefits of beef.

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resources for health professionals

Research and clinical studies have shown the various benefits to consuming lean beef and how it plays an important role in a heart-healthy diet and lifestyle. Learn more about the research and studies behind beef's nutritional qualities.

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resources for retail dietitians 

Health and nutrition are top of mind. With more dietitians working in retail grocery, there's an opportunity for meat departments and dietitians to work together to help people understand the meat case and the nutritional benefits of beef.

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