Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat05/14/14
(HealthDay News) -- If you're a meat eater, take steps to make
healthier, leaner choices and trim the fat.
The American Heart Association offers these suggestions:
- Watch your intake of red meat (beef, lamb and pork), which
contains saturated fats and cholesterol.
- Skinless poultry, chicken, fish (especially salmon) and
vegetable proteins are healthier choices.
- Beans, split peas, lentils and black-eyed peas are
cholesterol-free protein choices.
- Cook meat by baking, grilling or broiling, and trim off visible
fat before cooking.
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