Selecting the leanest cut

24 Sep

Are some cuts of meat less fatty than others? Definitely. And less fat can mean lower cholesterol and a healthier heart. Making relatively easy changes in your diet can have a big impact on your health. By picking out cuts of meat with less fat you’ll be making good, heart-healthy choices.Here’s a guide to the meats that are lower in fat:

Beef: Top round, eye of round, round steak, rumproast, sirloin tip, short loin, strip steak lean, lean and extra lean ground beef

Pork: Tenderloin, sirloin roast or chop, center-cut loin chops

Lamb: Foreshank, leg roast, leg chop, loin chop

Of course, chicken, turkey and vegetarian meals can be even more healthy.

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