Lean cuts of meat are available from chicken, beef, pork and lamb. To identify lean meat, select a cut with very little visible fat and skin. Look for labels that state the meat is low fat or show a low percentage of fat... More »

A one-dish meal contains a balanced proportion of the recommended daily allowances from each of the major food groups. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a full meal includes a protein source, grain, fru... More »

While there is no one true definition of processed meats, it generally means any meat that has been cured, salted or smoked, or any meat that has had chemicals added. Some examples of processed meats include hot dogs, bo... More »

Mechanically separated chicken is flesh that has been stripped from a chicken carcass after the most popular cuts of meat have been removed. Raw chicken bones are forced through a special sieve to clean them of flesh. Th... More »

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Some lean cuts of pork contain less fat and calories than similar lean cuts of beef, but not all. Depending on the cut, 3 ounces of lean pork contains 120 to 173 calories and 3 to 8 grams of fat compared to lean beef cut... More »

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Beef ham is a type of meat that is created by using high quality cuts of beef. Beef ham is shaped like a traditional ham, but healthier than pork. More »

Pork chops are cuts of meat taken from pigs and are typically pink or pale in color. Pork chops also refers to different cuts of meat, including loin, rib, sirloin and top loin chops. Each type of pork chop cut can be gr... More »