Some of your favorite cuts are leaner than you thought! Did you know that many of your favorite cuts of beef meet the government labeling guidelines for lean? They include all-time favorites like flank steak, T-Bone steak, and sirloin steak. Learn more about your favorite lean cuts. >>>
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.
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