Members of Team Beef, Iowa enjoy warm beef stew after the Living History Farms Race on November 22, 2014.
Physical activity is more effective when coupled with a protein-rich diet. Beef is a nutrient powerhouse that helps active Americans “protein up” providing fuel for the finish line. Research has shown that individuals who eat protein within an hour of exercise achieve more lean body mass than those who simply eat protein in the morning and evening.
No matter how active you are, lean beef helps to power your performance. The protein and nine other nutrients in beef work together to build your muscles and keep your body healthy for your next adventure.
All lean beef cuts have less than 10 grams of total fat, 4.5 grams or less of saturated fat and less than 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 3 ounce serving. Additionally, beef gives your body more of the nutrients you need, like beef’s big 10:
Team Beef members understand and believe in the nutritional benefits of lean beef and the vital role they play in physical training, being healthy and staying active. Team Beef members and supporters have the opportunity to share information with those who seek advice on health and nutrition, as well as how cattle are being raised by Iowa farmers.
Thank you for your interest, our team is currently full and we are not accepting applications at this time. The following two articles have helpful information and key messages needed to be part of Team Beef:
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