Beef chuck is found right behind the neck. It’s basically the shoulder area of the cow and the type of beef you think about when slow cooking anything for a pot roast. Depending on the cow, the chuck can be very fatty and it’s not the beef portion you get when you’re thinking of a ribeye steak. While you should be prepared for the beef chuck to have a lot of connective tissue, that’s what gives such a rich flavor and texture best used for slow cooking.
Ground beef Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health BenefitsTweet
Ground beef is about 54.3% water, 0% carbohydrates (including 0% sugar and 0% dietary fiber), 14.35% protein, and 30% fat. If you consume you will get 0 grams of protein. It is equal to 0 percent of the 46 grams of protein women should include in their daily diet and 0 percent of the 56 grams men need on a daily basis, according to the Institute of Medicine (US). That same a 100 gram reference serving of ground beef provides 332 calories and is a good dietary source of Vitamin B12 (cobalamin), Vitamin B3 (niacin), and Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) (86.25%, 24.16%, and 21.38% of the Daily Value, respectively). This means if your diet contains ground beef, it helps your body to form DNA, create energy by breaking down carbohydrates, form RBCs and it is effective against proliferation of the smooth vascular muscles which can block blood vesselsAlzheimer’s disease or dementia as it is responsible for metabolism in neurotransmittersParkinson's disease. In addition it contains an appreciable amount of Zinc and Selenium attaining 44.63% and 24.55% of the Daily Value in a 100 g (3.5 Oz), respectively.