May is National Beef Month! Eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinn - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

May is National Beef Month! Eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Are you hungry? May is National Beef Month!

On Saturday morning, food and life-style expert Parker Wallace joined the New Leader 9 morning team to talk about celebrating this month by eating beef for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Fun facts about National Beef Month:

  • It's not just National Beef Month, it's Georgia Beef Month!
  • The cattle industry plays a prominent role in agriculture throughout the state. There are cattle in every county in Georgia (159) and it is the 6th largest commodity
  • There are 15,000 beef cattle operations in Georgia.
  • Beef is an excellent source of protein, zinc and vitamin B12. 3 oz. of lean beef is only 160 calories.

For more on Parker's recipes, food and tips, click here.

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