7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat

Blossom Lady
Feb 18, 2022 07:17 AM
7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat

We all enjoy meat, provided they are perfectly cooked. One of the most important reasons that meat is cooked well is that you buy the freshest and most perfect cuts of meat that will go well with the food you want to prepare. Here are the tips that can help you choose the best cuts of meat from now on.

1. Lean And Light

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
When choosing meat, look for leaner beef and pork. If the words "loin" or "round" are in the name, it’s a healthier choice.
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2. Time For A Trim

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
Fat and skin add flavor to cooking but aren’t healthy for your heart. Do yourself a favor by trimming off the fat and removing the skin. You’ll barely notice the difference, but your heart will!
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3. Go Light On Lunchmeat

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
Hot dogs, bologna, salami, sausage, and bacon are not heart-healthy foods. Look for substitutes made with turkey when possible and try to avoid processed deli meat altogether.
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4. Favorite Fish

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
Fish is a naturally heart-healthy food. Eat it frequently using different low-oil cooking methods such as baking, broiling, and grilling.
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5. Fish Facts

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
Fatty fish contains the “good” oils. Try to include some in your meals each week by selecting salmon, albacore tuna, and sardines.
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6. Tasty Tuna

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
Choose water-packed tuna in cans instead of oil-packed. The calories are almost a third less with water.
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7. Veggie Variety

7 Cooking Tips: Choosing Meat
You don’t always have to eat meat to get protein. Choose plant foods such as soybeans, beans, nuts and lentils occasionally, and get the protein and fiber with less fat.
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