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Thanks to Texas Longhorn beef, today's health-conscious consumer doesn't have to avoid tender juicy steaks. Not only is Longhorn beef leaner than that of other breeds, it is also lower in saturated fats. The flavorful Longhorn beef has less cholesterol and calories than chicken.
good news for a healthy lifestyle!
lean beef in a heart-healthy diet can positively impact blood cholesterol
levels. Studies have shown that eating lean beef can help increase 'good'
cholesterol and reduce 'bad' cholesterol in people with elevated cholesterol
beef is good for you - and the key word is lean. A heart patient can eat steak
every meal if it is in the right proportions. Longhorn meat on the average
contains 10 percent less saturated fat than that of other cattle. That puts lean
Longhorn beef on par with skinned boneless white meat of chicken and that fact
may come as a surprise to many dieticians."
meat is really a treasure trove of nutrients, including protein, iron, vitamin
B12, and more. One of the healthiest red meats is Longhorn beef, which is
extremely low in fat."
Sheats, certified clinical nutritionist, and nationally recognized author of
Lean Bodies, Total Fitness.
Recent research has found that selenium may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer (such as prostate) as well as enhance the body's ability to fight infections.
Texas Longhorn Beef