5 Healthiest Meats To Eat, According to Dietitians

By Jamie Leach

Pork Loin

Pork loin is an excellent source of B vitamins, including thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12.


Salmon is not just a wonderful source of protein,  it's also very high in omega 3 fatty acids which are essential for heart health and even depression.

Extra Lean Ground Beef

It's also an accessible and budget-friendly option that can be used in everything from stews to tacos and burgers.


Tinned fish is having a moment, and the only surprise is how long it's taken for this budget-friendly and convenient protein source to gain mainstream popularity. 


If you don't love the fishy taste of salmon or sardines, cod is an excellent high-protein seafood choice that's mild in flavor and incredibly easy to use.

With less than 1 gram of fat, only 90 calories, and 19 grams of protein per 3-ounce serving, it's a healthy and protein-rich choice for dinner.

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