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 essentials nutrients including protein, zinc, iron, and B vitamins.
While we’re on the subject of other protein options, let’s also take a look at a comparison of Ground Beef and Ground Turkey – you just might be surprised by the results! Before you decide to swap Ground Turkey for Ground Beef, check the Nutrition Facts Label to make sure you’re making the best substitution for your health. Ground Beef has more of many essential micronutrients and lean ground beef can be lower in calories, fat and cholesterol than Ground Turkey. Here are the facts when comparing USDA’s data on 93% lean/7% fat cooked patties.
You can feel good knowing that beef is providing so much of what your body needs to perform at its best. And even more good news is how deliciously beef pairs with fruits, vegetables and whole grains—making it even easier to enjoy a balanced diet. Here are some of our favorite recipes to inspire you!
Beef Steak Salad with Dried Cherries: Top Sirloin Steak meets dried cherries, blue cheese and walnuts in a salad that’s big on both flavor and nutrition.