You might be hearing a lot about grass fed beef recently. Did you know that grass fed beef is higher in minerals, essential fats, and a leaner red meat to eat over regular beef products? There are many health benefits to consider when it comes to consuming the right sourced beef product.
What is grass fed beef?
When you are eating grass fed beef the animals are raised without hormones, anitbiotics, or fed animal by products or grain. They are simply fed grass and in the winter hay. This is the traditional way of feeding cows and it the most natural way to feed them. Our grass fed beef is raised in free range pastures without herbicides or pesticides. It sounds simple right?
So what do experts say about grass-fed beef?
According to a 2009 study conducted by the USDA and Clemson University, grass-fed beef is better for human health than grain-fed beef. Learn the top 10 reasons that you should be choosing grass fed beef over any other beef choices.
- Lower in total fat
- Higher in beta-carotene
- Higher in vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
- Higher in the B-vitamins thiamin and riboflavin
- Higher in the minerals calcium, magnesium, and potassium
- Higher in total omega-3s
- Better ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids (1.65 vs 4.84)
- Higher in conjugated linoleic acid
- Higher in vaccenic acid
- Lower in the saturated fats linked with heart disease
The Organic Grocer stocks their store with the most nutritious products that they can source.
The Organic Grocer is your one stop shop for health supplements, vitamins, and organic products. They carry a variety of organic meats, cheese, dairy products as well as alternatives to meet your lifestyle. Learn more about the organic meats and grass fed products that we can offer you:
As far as local health food stores go, The Organic Grocer has over 25 years of experience offering its customers year after year all of your favourite products to keep you and your family healthy and happy.