Most of us could benefit from a more balanced diet rich in plant foods, and according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans there’s also room in our diets to choose lean beef more often.

Lean steaks, roasts and ground beef provide high-quality protein, iron, zinc, B vitamins and other essential nutrients that help offset nutrient shortages at every life stage. Although, I didn’t always know the nutrition science of beef.

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Richard Johnson

I agree, I love beef. The problem is that the cost of it has increased 12% from last year. I also, don't see it leveling off. So, beef is going to be off the table or at least reduced in my home. Now, I don't blame the ranchers. Their costs have increased, as has the cost to transport and store the products. Those need to be gotten under control, but that is not likely with the current political situation in DC.

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