Beef Nutritional Information
Here's some solid facts that show why you can enjoy the great taste of Munson Premium Angus Beef and gain benefits by eating this healthy red meat.
Are there really any advantages to eating beef?
Yes, lots! Beef is recommended by health professionals because it is a nutrient dense protein that contains all the essential amino acids the body needs plus high-protein diets may curb hunger, improve the effectiveness of exercise, and play a role in bone health.
Why is protein important? The protein in beef helps you maintain a healthy metabolism, but beef isn’t only useful in maintaining a healthy body. Studies suggest that the protein in beef may be help prevent many chronic diseases such as type-2 diabetes and osteoporosis.
It’s especially important that young children and older folks get sufficient protein. Children need the high-quality protein, iron and zinc in beef in order to develop their minds, as well as their bodies. Older adults can benefit from the protein in beef to help prevent loss of muscle mass and strength as they age.
Beef is Nature's Best Multi-Vitamin: Not only does beef taste great, it is one of the best ways to fuel your body. Beef is a major contributor of protein, zinc and vitamin B12, vitamin B6, iron and niacin. By supplying a nutrient bundle in every bite, eating beef is a great way to make the most of your calories. A 3 oz. serving of lean beef contributes less than 10% of the calories in a 2,000-calorie diet. At the same time, it supplies more than 10% of the Daily Value for these nutrients. If you would like to read more about benefits of eating beef download Marbling--Good for you .
Get the Skinny on Lean Beef
Did you know there are 29 cuts of beef that meet the government labeling guidelines for lean? Many are cuts you are probably already eating, such as Flank Steak, T-Bone Steak, and Sirloin Steak.
According to government guidelines, a serving qualifies as "extra lean" if it has less than 5g total fat, 2g or less saturated fat and less than 95mg cholesterol per 3.5 oz. serving. A serving qualifies as "lean" if it has less than 10g total fat, 4.5g or less saturated fat and less than 95mg cholesterol per 3.5 oz. serving.
Interactive Meat Case
Today’s meat case is brimming with exciting new choices and traditional favorites. Click on the Interactive Meat Case (courtesy of Beef Its Whats for Dinner) to learn more about the variety of nutritious and satisfying beef cuts, plus find cut descriptions, recipes, cooking tips, nutritional information, and more.
Where and how do you sell meat?
We sell Munson Premium Angus Beef products directly to individuals wanting to know the ranchers that are raising their food, naturally without being genetically altered or highly processed with preservatives. You can order it through this website and we'll ship it direct to your door. We also have a retail business in Junction City, Kansas where locals are welcome to purchase their favorite individual cuts to share with family and friends.