The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming a healthy eating pattern that includes protein foods in nutrient-dense forms. Foods including meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of the Protein Foods Group.
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Eat a variety of protein foods. When choosing beef, look for lean cuts like round or sirloin and ground beef that is at least 92% lean. Trim or drain fat from meat and remove poultry skin. https://go.usa.gov/xn39J #MyPlateMyWins [Use Image 1]
Vary your protein routine with different protein sources through the week. Meat, poultry, seafood, beans, eggs, soy, nuts & seeds all count. [Use Image 1]
Vary your protein routine. Tip: baking, roasting, broiling, or grilling can add flavor without extra fat. More tips: https://go.usa.gov/xn39J #MyPlateMyWins [Use Image 1]
Vary your protein routine! Try unsalted nuts or seeds, seafood, beans, peas, meat, poultry, eggs, and soy products. Check out MyPlate’s photo gallery for examples: https://go.usa.gov/xn3XE [Use Image 2]
Go nuts for protein! Almonds, peanuts, and pecans are all part of the Protein Foods Group and make a convenient, crunchy snack. https://go.usa.gov/xn39J [Use Image 2]
Vary your protein routine each day & throughout the week. More tips: https://go.usa.gov/xn39J #MyPlateMyWins [Use Image 1 or 2]