Veal is an excellent source of protein and a good
source of niacin, zinc, and vitamins B12 and B6.
On average, a trimmed, cooked three-ounce serving
of veal contains a scant 166 calories, which compares
very favorably with beef and pork; veal holds
it’s own when compared with poultry as well.
fat does veal contain?
How much of that is saturated fat?
Veal is low in fat compared to other animal-protein
sources. On average, a cooked, trimmed three-ounce
serving of veal (which is about the size of a
deck of cards) contains only 5.6 grams of fat;
and, on average, only 1.6 grams of saturated fat.
are the leanest cuts of veal?
The leanest cuts of veal are the leg cutlet, arm
steak, sirloin steak, rib chop, loin chop, and
top round. A three-ounce cooked, trimmed portion
of these cuts provides 160 calories or less per
of an issue is cholesterol?
The USDA reveals that a three-ounce, cooked, trimmed
veal serving contains 100 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol.
The American Heart Association recommends not
more than 300 mg of cholesterol a day.