Thursday, 19 December 2013

What is Lean Meat?



We always hear that choosing lean meats plays a very important role in our health. But what is lean meat.
Below I share with you what exactly lean meat is and how to choose the right meat for a health diet.

What is lean meat.

Lean meat is meat that has less the a total of 10 grams fat. Protein is the a very important element of our daily diet and for the overall growth of muscle, bones, skin, etc... Even though we also find this protein in nuts, peas and beans, it is no doubt that meat is the complete source of protein.

Here is a least of leaner cuts of meat:

Leaner cuts of beef:


  • Arm Roasts
  • Bottom Round Steaks 
  • Chuck Shoulder Roasts 
  • Eye Of Round
  • Leg Cuts

Leaner cuts of pork:


  • Bone-In Rib Chop 
  • Bone-In Sirloin Roast
  • Bone-In Sirloin Roast

Leaner cuts of lamb:


  • Arm 
  • Leg Of Lamb
  • Loin

Leaner Poultry:


  • Chicken
  • Skinless Breast Meat
  • Lean or Extra Lean Ground Chicken

Find the whole list at Nourish Health Kids.