Meat in the Diet

  • Animal Products as a Valuable Protein Source

    Jul 31, 2015
    The word protein comes from the Greek word meaning “first” or “of primary importance”. Every living cell contains protein, whether the cell is found in skin, muscle, blood, organs, or any other component of the body.
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  • 2015 Dietary Guidelines: A Meat Scientists Review

    Jun 10, 2015
    The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans should include lean meat and poultry as part of healthy American diet. Meat and poultry products play an important role in a healthy, well-balanced diet. Animal-derived proteins are the only single sources of all essential amino acids. By including meat and poultry in their diet, consumers can more easily fulfill their macronutrient requirements. Continue reading to discover the three key concepts recommending the inclusion of meat and poultry in a healthy diet.
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Video Podcasts and Webinars

  • Grass or grain? Is there a definitively sustainable beef production system?


    The webinar examined the science relating to grass-fed and grain-fed beef in terms of sustainable... read more »

  • 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Update


    Kris Sollid, Registered Dietitian with the International Food Information Council and Sarah Romo... read more »

  • Meat in the Diet


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