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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.

Beef and Heart Health

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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's Protein

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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

Grilled Beef Tri-Tip Salad with Balsamic Dressing

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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Resources for Health Professionals

Check out a variety of educational resources focused on a broad range of beef-related topics. Some of these complimentary educational opportunities are eligible for continuing professional education units (CPEUs) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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Beef and Strength


The essential nutrients found in beef, like protein, iron, zinc and B vitamins, provide our bodies and minds with the fuel we need at all stages of life to be the strongest version of ourselves. Learn more about how beef's nutrients, along with a healthy lifestyle, work to help build muscle and mental strength.

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Lean Beef

Citrus-Marinated Beef Top Sirloin & Fruit Kabobs

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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Back-To-School Challenge

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Back-to-school is looking VERY different this year! Our friend, personal trainer, and dietitian Courtney at Real Food Court believes in doing what you can - when you can. Check out her six free family-friendly workouts with videos plus two-weeks worth of lunch and dinner meal plans, so you can easily feed your kids and yourself nourishing meals with minimal effort. 

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Team Beef

Kentucky Team Beef members understand and believe in the nutritional benefits of lean beef and the vital role it plays in training, and they share their love of beef with family and friends.

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Parmesan-Crusted Beef Steaks with Mediterranean Relish

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When it comes to choosing an eating style that works for you, there are many choices.  Most healthy diets have a lot in common: they incorporate a variety of nutrient-rich foods, emphasize high-quality protein sources, encourage plenty of vegetables and fruit, and are balanced with fiber-rich, quality carbohydrates. 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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