Beef is a great source of 10 essential nutrients that support a heart-healthy lifestyle including protein, zinc, iron and B vitamins. The nutrients found in beef provide our bodies with the strength to thrive and grow throughout all the stages of life. Read more below to learn about how beef's nutrients help fuel you and your family.

Beef. It's What's For Dinner.

Well Balanced Meals

The protein in beef is a powerful nutrient that helps strengthen and sustain the body.

Stay in the groove with these recipes that tastefully combine a variety of food groups to achieve the perfect balance of taste, nutrition and simplicity with your favorite beef cuts. 

Well Balanced Meals Recipes

The Connection Between Beef's Protein and Strength

Beef's nutrients, along with a heathy 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'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 & 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.


Lean Beef

We all know that beef tastes great, but did you know how good it is for you too? A 3 oz. serving of lean beef provides 10 essential nutrients in around 150 calories, less than 10 grams of total fat and less than 95 mg of cholesterol.

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Surprising Facts About Lean Beef


Beef's Nutrients

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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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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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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Join the Team

Wisconsin Team BEEF

Team BEEF is a community of runners and health enthusiasts who recognize the nutrition benefits of lean beef and the vital role this high-quality protein plays in their training. Athletes of all experience levels are encouraged to participate. As each member strives to reach his or her goals, the Wisconsin Beef Council is excited to cheer them on and support their activities. 

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Health and nutrition are top of mind. With more dietitians working in retail grocery, there's an opportunity for meat departments and dietitians to work together to help people understand the meat case and the nutritional benefits of beef.




Beef is a great source of 10 essential nutrients including protein, B vitamins, zinc and iron. Research and clinical studies have shown the various benefits to consuming lean beef and how it plays an important role in a heart-healthy diet and lifestyle. Learn more about the research and studies behind beef's nutritional qualities.


Protein-Essential for Life

Beef is an excellent source of protein that contains essential amino acids. The high-quality proteins found in beef supports weigh management, satiety, muscle growth and repair as well as healthy aging.

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Beef and Health

Beef has an abundance of nutrients like B-vitamins, zinc, iron and protein and comes in such a delicious package with relatively few calories. Among the many delicious benefits you get from enjoying lean beef, one of the most remarkable is its role in supporting health. 

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All About Lean Beef

Improvements in raising cattle and enhanced trimming practices have led to more lean beef cuts available to choose from. Lean beef has less than 10 grams of total fat in a 3-oz serving.

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Nutrition Through the Lifecycle

Humans generally require the same nutrients throughout life, from infancy to adulthood. The amounts of certain nutrients vary depending on the stage of life but eating beef can help meet these different nutritional needs.

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Educational Resources for Health Professionals

Learn more about the research and studies behind beef's nutritional qualities through a variety of educational resources including webinars, fact sheets and research reports. 

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