Which Meats to Look for
Examples of Meat Labels
How to cook the meat
we want to look at the percentages!
The higher the lean % the better
How we cook the meat can make a huge difference in the fat content in the meats that we consume!
Braise or marinate meats before cooking
Choose toppings without butter
Trim all of the visible fat
Cutting off the fat in red meats is easily visible. The fewer "white" parts and white marbling that the meat has, the less fatty it is
Taking the skin off of chicken and turkey removes a high amount of fat that is in the skin.