Beef and Health

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This fact sheet showcases how farmers and ranchers have supported  nutrition research to advance the  understanding of beef’s role in a  balanced diet.

 

Beef & Health: A Fresh Look at Today's Beef

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This fact sheet features research supporting lean beef’s role in a heart healthy diet. A nutrient rich steak recipe is also included along with nutrition snapshots of popular lean cuts.

Building a Heart Healthy Diet with Lean Beef

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This fact sheet shows how pairing produce with a favorite food like beef can entice people to eat more fruits and vegetables and meet MyPyramid recommendations. It includes taste-appealing tips and recipes to team up fruits, vegetables and beef.

Beef Up Your Fruits and Veggies

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Page 1 of this handout highlights MyPlate and healthful eating tips consistent with 2010 Dietary Guidelines; page 2 shows how to choose a healthy plate with lean beef and a delicious stir fry recipe to help meet MyPlate goals.

MyPlate Fact Sheet

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This four page tip sheet highlights lean beef's role in helping Americans follow MyPlate guidelines from USDA. Features lean beef recipes.

Building a Healthy Plate with Lean Beef

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This two-sided fact sheet contains nutrition tips for heart health including details from the study Beef in an Optimal Lean Diet (BOLD).

Eating Lean Beef Daily Can Help Lower Cholesterol As Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

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This fact sheet describes the fatty acid profile and nutrients in beef and summarizes research indicating that lean beef can be a healthful part of a diet to manage cardiovascular disease.

Lean Beef and Heart Health

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The Beef in an Optimal Lean Diet (BOLD) study, conducted by researchers at The Pennsylvania State University, found consuming lean beef daily as part of a heart-healthy diet lowered LDL “bad” cholesterol by 10 percent, which was just as effective as the DASH diet. This research provides convincing support that nutrient-rich lean beef can be an everyday part of a heart-healthy diet.

BOLD Study Fact Sheet

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You can follow the same diet as the BOLD study participants. Start with these four recipes! 

BOLD Recipes

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Need ideas for how to include lean beef in your diet? This 1800 calorie sample menu can help you get started!

BOLD Sample Menu (1800 calories)

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Need ideas for how to include lean beef in your diet? This 2100 calorie sample menu can help you get started!

BOLD Sample Menu (2100 calories)

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New Insights About Beef and Heart Health

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This handout provides tips for reducing the presence of heterocyclic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons when grilling meat.

Safe and Healthy Meat Grilling Tips

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This fact sheet summarizes research on the effects of stearic acid on blood cholesterol levels and other cardiovascular disease factors. It also includes a comparison of the fat and stearic acid content of selected foods, including beef.

Stearic Acid - A Unique Saturated Fat

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This fact sheet provides an overview of beef lipids including the classes of dietary fats, the profile of beef fats compared to other common foods and dietary recommendations regarding fat intake and the role of beef.

Beef Lipids in Perspective

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This fact sheet provides a comprehensive overview of trans fatty acids, beef's fatty acid profile and the different types of trans fatty acids.

Trans Fatty Acids

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This statement is NCBA's response to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)/American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) comments regarding the report, Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption and Cancer: A Technical Summary of the Epidemiologic Evidence (following page).

Thorough and Transparent Scientific Evaluation is the Foundation of the Beef Nutrition Research Program

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This comprehensive report summarizes currently-available epidemiologic studies of red meat and processed meat consumption and cancer. It also discusses the fundamental basis of the science of epidemiology, including study designs, research methodology, data evaluation, and scientific interpretation.

Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption and Cancer : A Technical Summary of the Epidemiologic Evidence

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This fact sheet features a brief summary of findings from the comprehensive report, Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption and Cancer: A Technical Summary of the Epidemiologic Evidence

The Assessment of Red Meat and Cancer Risk: A Summary of Findings from an Independent Research Assessment

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This research abstract summarizes the results of a meta-analysis, which are not supportive of an independent relationship between red or processed meat intake and kidney cancer.

Quantitative assessment of red meat or processed meat consumption and kidney cancer
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MyPlate Poster - Spanish version

Miplato PĆ³ster y Reproducible Masters

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MyPlate Tear Pad - Spanish version

MiPlato, Mi Salud Tear Pad
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