Lean and Extra Lean Cuts Meat 2017-01-28T09:36:25+00:00

Look for These Lean and Extra Lean Cuts of Meat

Government Guidelines

Lean cuts meat

  • Lean – Less than 10g of total fat, less than 4.5 g of saturated fat, and less than 95 mg of cholesterol per 3 oz. serving
  • Extra Lean – Less than 5g of total fat, less than 2g of saturated fat and less than 95 mg of cholesterol per 3 oz. serving

Beef Cuts

3 oz. portion (visible fat trimmed)
  
   Calories  

  Saturated Fat (g)   

  Total Fat (g)   

 Eye Round Roast

 144

 1.4

 4.0

 Sirloin Tip Side Steak

 143

 1.6

 4.1

 Top Round Roast

 157

 1.6

 4.6

 Bottom Round Roast

 139

 1.7

 4.9

 Top Sirloin Steak

 156

 1.9

 4.9

 95% Lean Ground Beef

 139

 2.4

 5.1

Pork Cuts

3 oz portion (visible fat trimmed)
    
   Calories     Saturated Fat (g)    Total Fat (g) 
 Tenderloin

 120

1.0

3.0

 Boneless Top Loin Chops

 173

 1.8

5.2

 Boneless Top Loin Roast

 147

 1.6

5.3

 Center Loin Chops

 153

 1.8

6.2

Poultry Cuts

3 oz portion (visible fat trimmed)
 
 
   Calories     Saturated Fat (g)    Total Fat (g)  
 Skinless Chicken Breast

 140

0.9

3.1

 Ground Turkey Breast

 110

0.5

1.0