Beef, top sirloin
The upper butt area in the small of the back of the cow houses the top sirloin, also known as one of the prized parts of the cow. It is very tender and lean and is labeled as “top sirloin.” Looking for just a sirloin steak will most likely fetch you the bottom sirloin which isn’t as prized as the top sirloin. The top sirloin can be prepared a number of ways from being skewered for grilling to roasting in the oven. Just make sure when you’re ordering a steak from a restaurant to make sure the waiter explains if it’s a top sirloin or bottom sirloin. You may be paying more for a bottom sirloin disguised as a sirloin steak.
Beef top sirloin Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health BenefitsTweet
Beef top sirloin is about 66.09% water, 0% carbohydrates (including 0% sugar and 0% dietary fiber), 20.3% protein, and 12.71% fat. If you consume one beef top sirloin steak it will provide you with 110.432 grams of protein. That translates to 240.07 percent of the 46 grams of protein women should include in their daily diet and 197.2 percent of the 56 grams men need on a daily basis, according to the Institute of Medicine (US). That same in a 100 gram amount, beef top sirloin supplies 201 calories and is a good dietary source of Vitamin B12 (cobalamin), Vitamin B3 (niacin), and Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) (43.75%, 42.76%, and 42.62% of the Daily Value, respectively). So if you have beef top sirloin in your diet, it helps your body to maintain nerves health, form DNA, form RBCs and it is effective against rising of homocysteine levels in the bodyproliferation of the smooth vascular muscles which can block blood vesselsParkinson's disease. At the same time it contains an appreciable amount of Zinc, Selenium and Phosphorus attaining 44.38%, 41.64% and 26.71% of the Daily Value in a 100 g (3.5 Oz), respectively.