Health Tip: Buy Lean Meat
(HealthDay News) -- Leaner meat choices are healthier than the fatty variety, but how can you tell what's lean?
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this quick course in deciphering a meat label:
Choose meats with the word "round" in the name, such as bottom round or top round.
Look for meats with the word "loin" in the name, such as sirloin, top loin and tenderloin.
Look for meats labeled "95 percent lean."
Trim any visible pieces of fat before cooking.
Prepare meat using methods that cut down on fat, such as grilling, stewing, braising, stir-frying or steaming.
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