Lean Forward

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 by American Senior Fitness Association   View This Issue of Experience!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends looking for certain words on meat labels in order to purchase leaner cuts. Good-bet words include:

  • Round,
  • Loin, and
  • 95 percent lean.

The academy also advises trimming off visible pieces of fat prior to cooking and then using cooking methods that minimize fat. These include:

  • Braising,
  • Stewing,
  • Stir-frying, and
  • Grilling.

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