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Get your strength from beef

Beef is an excellent source of protein and supplies 10 essential nutrients including B-vitamins, zinc, and iron that support an active and healthy lifestyle. The nutrients in beef provide our bodies with the strength to thrive throughout all stages of life. Learn more about beef’s nutrients below.

Staying in Shape Starts on the plate 

No athlete wants to be sidelined because they aren’t in the best shape. And, you probably don’t want to sit on the sidelines in life. The food you eat should give you maximum energy, help you build your body from the inside out and support overall health. A 3 oz. serving of beef is packed with 10 important nutrients that help you meet your daily needs. To get all of these nutrients from other sources you would need to eat far more food, costing you in terms of money spent and calories consumed. Keep beef on your plate if you want to perform your best.

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Missouri Team Beef 

Athletes across Missouri include beef as part of their training regimen because of the high quality protein it provides to fuel their finish. 

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Beef for Strength Workouts 

Janelle has a passion for sharing the beef message, both as a beef producer and as a trainer. She loves to provide knowledge to her clients about the food that they consume and how it fuels their body through their workouts and beyond! She knows quality nutrition and movement go hand-and-hand when it comes to a healthy and active lifestyle. Janelle is looking forward to bringing you workouts on a regular basis here on the Missouri Beef Council page! She aims to provide workouts for all -- even those new to working out -- and workouts that can be done just about anywhere you choose!

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Beef's protein

If there was a protein contest, beef would surely be crowned the king! One 3 oz. cooked serving of beef provides 25 grams, roughly 50% of your Daily Value, of this important nutrient that supports strong, lean bodies—making it an excellent source!

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Beef's protein

When it comes to beef and your health, you can rest easy knowing that along with being delicious, beef contains important nutrients. In just one 3 oz. cooked serving, you’re getting 10 essential nutrients including protein, zinc, iron and B vitamins. 

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Lean Beef 

We all know that beef tastes great, but did you know how good it is for you too? A 3 oz. cooked serving of lean beef provides 10 essential nutrients in around 170 calories, less than 10 grams of total fat and less than 95 mg of cholesterol.

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Beef and heart health

Research on heart health shows that eating lean beef can be a solution to one of America’s greatest health challenges. Not only can lean beef be part of a heart-healthy diet, but it can help lower cholesterol as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Beef for all ages 

Beyond the special memories around the table and the tasty delights we experience across a lifetime, beef provides our bodies with the fuel and strength to thrive throughout all stage of life- from infancy to adulthood.

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frequently asked questions about beef 

We all know beef tastes great – but did you know that beef can be good for you, too? Check out some answers to your most pressing questions when it comes to incorporating beef into a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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the connection between beef's protein and strength

Beef's nutrients, along with a healthy lifestyle, work to provide our bodies and minds with the fuel to be the strongest versions of ourselves. See beef's nutrients in action and learn how they can support mind and body strength at all stages of life.

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Beef and diet trends

When it comes to choosing an eating style that works for you, there are many choices.  Most healthy diets have a lot in common and beef plays an essential role in many healthy diets as an authentic high-quality protein with ten essential nutrients, like iron, zinc and B-vitamins. 

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cut nutritionals

All beef cuts contain 10 essential nutrients including protein, zinc, iron and many B vitamins, but cuts can vary slightly in their nutrient content depending on their location on the carcass. See the nutritional profile of some of the classic and up-and-coming beef cuts. 

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