Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 3: Choose Skim Or Low-Fat Dairy And Lean Meat
Here’s today’s tip:
Tip 3: Choose Skim Or Low-Fat Dairy And Lean Meat
Choose skim or low-fat dairy and lean meat. Animal fat can contain dioxins—chemicals that are stored in animal fat and have cancer-causing properties. More than 90% of your exposure to dioxins is through food, mostly meat, dairy, fish and shellfish. Take a few minutes to skin your chicken or trim the fat from meat before cooking it. (Check out the best and worst protein sources for your health and the planet here.)
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