Go Lean with Protein. A Look at MyPyramid Meat and Beans Group Recommendations Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist Bridget Curley, Program Assistant. The Low Down on Lean Protein. Protein Group is replaced by the Meat and Beans Group
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A Look at MyPyramid
Meat and Beans Group Recommendations
Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist
Bridget Curley, Program Assistant
Try 93% or 95% lean
Lean beef cuts such as round steak, roasts, top loin, top sirloin and chuck shoulder and arm roasts.
Boneless, skinless poultry cuts such as chicken breasts or turkey cutletsChoose Lean Protein
Skip or reduce high-fats sauces or gravies added to meats
Prepare beans and peas without adding extra fat
Use dry beans or peas as a main dish or side dish with meals
Eat nuts as a snack or to replace other proteins in dishes.Tips for Preparing Lean Proteincont’d
Daily running water
* For those who get less than 30 minutes of physical activity