The Bloody Facts on Red Meat

Essential Nutrients 1 of 9

A 3-oz serving of beef constitutes only 10% of the calories needed in a 2,000 calorie diet, yet supplies 10% of the Daily Value for ten essential nutrients. (source)

Meat is one of the best sources of five essential nutrients, and red meat is an important source of top nutrients, including iron, zinc, omega-3, B vitamins and protein. (source)