10 New Weight Loss and Diet Myths and Facts
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If you are on a diet you should avoid red meat at all costs.Myth or Fact: Myth
You don't have to swear off red meat. Red meat, in moderation, is a great source of protein and iron.
Capitalize on the facts: Choose lean cuts of meat -- sirloin tip, flank steak, extra lean ground beef -- and then trim away all visible fat. And portion control is key. "Try to cut down your red meat intake to once every week and a half," Borden advises. "Your portion should be approximately the size of your palm and the thickness of your palm … not your boyfriend's palm or Shaquille O'Neal's palm!"
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