Get the Most from Ground Beef

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Get the skinny on what fat percentages in beef mean when it comes to nutrition and price. (Based on a 3 oz. serving of broiled ground beef.; average prices calculated fall 2012)

Percentage Lean: 70%
Calories: 232
Fat: 15.5g
Saturated Fat: 6.2g
Average Price Per Pound: $2.92

 

Percentage Lean: 80%
Calories: 230
Fat: 15.1g
Saturated Fat: 5.7g
Average Price Per Pound: $3.18

 

Percentage Lean: 90%
Calories: 184
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 3.9g
Average Price Per Pound: $4.34

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