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THE BEEF INDUSTRY’S STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES REGARDING NUTRITION AND HEALTH
Producers, processors and marketers of the nation’s beef supply are committed to providing a wholesome, nutritious food and to communicating science-based information about beef’s nutritional qualities and the role of beef in a healthful diet. Read the seven principles that guide our actions and communications.
NEW RESEARCH DEMONSTRATES LEAN BEEF IS GOOD FOR HEART HEALTH (December 15, 2011)
A new study published in the January 2012 edition of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that beef can play a role in a cholesterol-lowering diet, despite commonly held beliefs. The study found that diets including lean beef every day are as effective in lowering total and LDL "bad" cholesterol as the "gold standard" of heart-healthy diets (DASH, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). Please access the full study here and view our fact sheet about the study.
STATEMENT ON MYPLATE FOOD ICON RELEASE
The new visual icon released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) offers simple and actionable steps to build healthier diets. This straightforward visual gets back to the basics, illustrating how to create a healthful plate with a balanced mix of nutrition from a variety of foods.
STATEMENT ON USDA/HHS RELEASE OF THE 2010 DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans reinforce the important role good nutrition plays in building healthy lives. The good news is the nutrient-rich beef already enjoyed by more than 95 percent of Americans will help them meet these new Guidelines. View our media statement and consumer-friendly tip sheet to learn more.
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION
Now there’s another reason to love beef -- the Beef Checkoff Program is proud to announce that the American Heart Association has listed three beef cuts as part of its Food Certification Program.
BEEF NUTRITION PRESS KIT
Tap into the Beef Nutrition Press Kit to download editorial resources on the power of lean beef protein. You’ll find fact sheets, scientific research articles, experts to interview and more.
BEEF NUTRITION AND HEALTH
This section offers the latest downloadable resources on lean beef, and beef’s protein and nutrients.
- Lean Beef
These materials feature information about the 29 lean cuts of beef, their nutrients and how to enjoy them.
These materials describe the power of beef’s protein to promote good health.
- Beef Nutrients
These materials focus on beef’s nutrients and the 29 lean cuts of beef.
Browse our selection of colorful images related to beef nutrition, MyPyramid and MyPyramid for Kids. We offer beef preparation images, too.
"BEEF. IT'S WHAT'S FOR DINNER" AD CAMPAIGN
The latest "Beef. It’s What's For Dinner" consumer advertising campaign helps Americans become more familiar with the 29 lean cuts of beef and the power of beef’s protein. The campaign features the nutritional benefits and versatility of six lean beef favorites: T-Bone steak, Filet, Top Sirloin, Strip steak, Top Round and 95 percent Lean Ground Beef.
THE HEALTHY BEEF COOKBOOK
The Healthy Beef Cookbook, coauthored by the Beef Checkoff through the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the American Dietetic Association, includes more than 130 delicious lean beef recipes, along with nutrition information for each recipe and beef cooking techniques.
BEEF FOR BREAKFAST
Breakfast has long been called the most important meal of the day and a study suggests that including protein at breakfast promotes satiety, which can curb hunger when trying to maintain or lose weight. From folding 95 percent lean Ground Beef in to a breakfast burrito to using last night’s leftover pot roast in a beefy sweet potato hash, beef makes it easy to incorporate more protein into your breakfast routine.