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What's considered a lean meat?

Lean meats are meats with a relatively low fat content. Skinless chicken and turkey and red meat, such as pork chops, with the fat trimmed off are examples of lean meat. The fat on a pork chop accounts for about two thirds of its fat content and the skin on chicken can account for 80 per cent of its fat content.

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Keeping this in view, what are some examples of lean meats?

Examples include:

  • Lean meats - Beef, lamb, veal, pork, kangaroo, lean (lower salt) sausages.
  • Poultry - Chicken, turkey, duck, emu, goose, bush birds.
  • Fish and seafood - Fish, prawns, crab, lobster, mussels, oysters, scallops, clams.
  • Eggs - Chicken eggs, duck eggs.

what's considered lean beef? In technical terms, lean beef is any cut of beef containing less than 4.5 grams of saturated fat and 10 grams of total fat. But, more realistically, it's what's found in many of your favorite beef cuts! Tenderloin, T-Bone, Top Sirloin, Tri-Tip, Flat-Half Brisket – yep, all lean.

Additionally, what is the best lean meat?

Top 5 Lean Meats for Weight Loss and Muscle Growth

  • Chicken breasts. These are the easiest to get hold of and most familiar.
  • Rabbit. This used to be a common sight on British dinner tables but is less popular today despite being one of the leanest meats around.
  • Venison. A 3-ounce serving of venison contains just 2 grams of fat, even less fat than rabbit.
  • Pheasant.
  • Ostrich.

How do you know if meat is lean?

A cut of cooked fresh meat is considered “leanwhen it contains less than 10 grams of total fat, 4.5 grams or less of saturated fat and less than 95 mg of cholesterol per 100 grams (3½ oz) and per RACC (Reference Amount Customarily Consumed), which is 85 grams (3 oz). Per 100 grams: Less than 10 grams of total fat.

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