How to Choose the Leanest Cuts of Steak

Find out which ones have the lowest amount of fat and calories.

If you find yourself going cross-eyed every time you're reading the menu at a steak restaurant, you're not alone. It can be very confusing trying to make the right selection when there are so many options out there. The problems multiply if you are health conscious and looking to make a choice low on calories, fat, and cholesterol. Luckily, you can check out this handy guide created with the help of Megan Casper, M.S., RDN, owner of Megan Casper Nutrition, and writer for Nourished Bite to learn more. Heading out for dinner tonight? Gone are the days of randomly choosing any old cut and hoping for the best. Print the guide and take it with you on the go so you can make an educated choice. 


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Nuts vs. Pretzels

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