Where's the lean beef?

Meat and poultry are rich in protein and other important nutrients. But they are also sources of unhealthy saturated fat. Choose lean cuts of meat and poultry. Lean cuts of beef include round, chuck, sirloin and tenderloin. Lean pork or lamb includes tenderloin, loin chop and leg. The leanest poultry is white meat from the breast with no skin.

Last Updated Nov 19, 2019

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