What’s in Your Protein? on Breakfast Television

All meat is a great source of protein for muscle growth / iron and B12 boosts immune system and keeps red blood cells healthy.

One serving is 3 ½ oz serving.

BEEF:

LOSE IT:

Beef ribs 350 cal / 28 gm fat
Sausage 329 cal / 27 gm fat
Rib eye 275 cal / 22 gm fat
Regular ground beef 270 cal / 18 gm fat
Salami 250 cal /  22 gm fat

 

CHOOSE IT:

Stewing beef 119 cal / 3.5 gm
Sirloin tip – leanest/ holds flavor 130 cal / 5.2 gm fat
Eye of round – tougher / less juicy 150 cal / 7 gm fat
T bone 176 cal / 8 gm fat
Filet Mignon 180 cal /7 gm fat
Flank steak 190 cal /  8 gm fat
Porterhouse 200 cal / 9 gm fat
Top round – most flavor 210 cal/ 6 gm fat
Bottom round 210 cal / 8 gm fat
Top Sirloin 210 cal / 10 gm fat
Extra lean beef 227 cal  14 gm fat
New York Strip 226 cal / 15 gm fat

 

POULTRY:

LOSE IT:

Duck 340 cal / 28 gm fat
Chicken breast with skin 193 cal /   7 gm fat
Drumstick  with skin 233 cal /  12 gm fat
Chicken thigh with skin 245 cal / 15 gm fat
Wings 290 cal/ 20 gm fat

CHOOSE IT:

Turkey ground 150 cal / 8 gm fat
Turkey drumstick 150 cal / 6 gm fat
Chicken breast without skin 164 cal / 3.5 gm fat
Chicken thigh without skin 207 cal / 11 gm fat

Did you Know?

Skin adds double the fat and saturated fat

Skin adds 30% more calories

Dark meat adds 30% more calories than white

PORK:

LOSE IT:

Pork belly 520 cal / 52 gm fat
Side ribs – 3 oz 370 cal / 30 gm fat
Bacon 460 cal /  35 gm fat
Pork shoulder  (pulled pork) 270 cal / 16 gm fat

CHOOSE IT:

Back bacon cornmeal 122 cal / 5 gm fat
Pork tenderloin 163 cal / 6 gm fat
Butterfly pork chop 168  11 gm fat
Cooked ham 164 cal / 7 gm fat
Top loin roast (bone) 200 cal / 10 gm fat

LAMB:

LOSE IT:

Rack of lamb 368 cal / 34 gm fat

CHOOSE IT:

Lamb shank 179 cal / 6 gm fat
Leg of lamb 200 cal / 8 gm fat
Lamb chop 236 cal / 12 gm fat

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