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Regular Ground Beef

Regular Ground Beef


Ground beef is a combination of beef originating in the lean parts (e.g., foreshank, flank, plate) of the animal, and extra fat run through a meat grinder to form a loose, pliable product. In order to be designated "regular" it may not contain more than 30% lipids.

Caloric Content

Calories: 351
Protein: 18.8 gm
Carbohydrates: 0 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Total fats: 30 gm
Saturated fats:12.18 gm
Unsaturated fats:14.37 gm
Cholesterol: 96 mg

1. 4 ounces, 113 grams

Vitamin Content

Vitamin A: 405000 IU
Thiamine:.043 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2:.171 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6: .27 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12:2.99 6 mcg
Biotin: - 300 mcg
Niacin:5.06 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: .39 10 mg
Folic acid: 8 400 mcg
Vitamin C: 0 60 mg
Vitamin E: - 30 IU

1. 4 ounces, 113 grams

Mineral Content

Calcium: 101000 mg
Copper: .07 2 mg
Iron:1.96 18 mg
Magnesium: 18 400 mg
Manganese:.019 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 1461000 mg
Potassium: 258 n/a mg
Selenium:23.5 n/a mcg
Sodium: 77 n/a mg
Zinc:4.01 15 mg

1. 4 ounces, 113 grams

Amino Acid Content

Tryptophan:.232 gm
Threonine:.788 gm
Isoleucine:.806 gm
Leucine: 1.5 gm
Lysine:1.56 gm
Methionine: .438 gm
Cysteine:.181 gm
Phenylalanine:.712 gm
Tyrosine:.586 gm
Valine:.911 gm
Arginine:1.26 gm
Histidine:.598 gm
Alanine:1.23 gm
Aspartic acid: 1.7 gm
Glutamic acid:2.95 gm
Glycine:1.39 gm
Proline:.953 gm
Serine:.727 gm

1. 4 ounces, 113 grams


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United States Department of Agriculture. How To Buy Food For Economy and Quality. Recommendations of the United States Department of Agriculture. Dover: New York. 1975.