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What Does it Mean to Eat Lean?

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines recommend consuming a healthy meal pattern with a variety of vegetables, fruits (especially whole fruits), grains (half being whole grains), low fat or fat free dairy, oils, and a variety of protein including seafood, poultry, eggs, legumes, nuts, seeds, soy products, and lean meats. What are "lean" meats? The word lean is often used when referring to healthy ea...

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