Roast beef is relatively low in fat as compared to many other types of beef because excess fat is trimmed before cooking. This article provides information about the calories present in different forms of roast beef.
When it comes to hogging non-veg foods very few people think about the calories accompanying them. Beef can be roasted, grilled, or boiled and not necessarily fried. Above all, it is healthy. However, too much of it is not good either, and hence, we need to keep an account of the calories in them.
Being an essential animal protein, it is high in proteins and low in carbs and fibers.
(serving size = 57 g of roast beef)
|Nutrition||Values for Roast Beef||Values for Roast Beef Sandwich|
|Total Fat||2.0 g||5.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.0 g||2.0 g|
|Calories from Fats||18||45|
|Cholesterol||35 mg||15 mg|
|Proteins||15.0 g||19.0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||~||45.0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||~||4.0 g|
Calories in Roast Beef
|Roast Beef Forms||Calories|
|1 thin slice regular roast beef||56 calories|
|1 middle size regular roast beef||112 calories|
|1 thick slice regular roast beef||168 calories|
|4 oz regular roast beef||303 calories|
|½ cup diced regular roast beef||179 calories|
|1 thin slice lean roast beef||42 calories|
|1 middle size lean roast beef||83 calories|
|1 thick slice lean roast beef||125 calories|
|4 oz lean roast beef||225 calories|
|½ cup diced lean roast beef||133 calories|
|Roast beef sandwich||341 calories|
|Roast beef sandwich with gravy||386 calories|
|Roast beef sandwich with cheese||473 calories|
|Roast beef sandwich with bacon and cheese sauce||575 calories|
|Roast beef sandwich with lettuce, tomato and spread||521 calories|
|¼ cup roast beef spread||127 calories|
|½ cup canned roast beef||157 calories|
For people who consume animal protein, it is recommended to include roast beef in the diet to avail of all the benefits. One has to understand that the protein intake of the body should never be hampered or reduced even if the carbohydrate and fat content is disturbed. Proteins are the building blocks of the body and help in preservation of muscle mass. Consumption of this animal protein is recommended in various fad diets. It is an excellent source of many vitamins which help prevent deficiencies in the body. It helps increase the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood due to its high iron content (13%). Also, they are known to lower the cholesterol levels in the body, thereby preventing related cardiovascular diseases.
Remember, while roasting beef, you need to follow the correct procedure and technique owing to which you would be able to benefit yourself.