“Looking for Grass Fed? We’ve got it!”
What is grass fed beef?
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. 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. The grass fed beef sold at our stores in The Organic Grocer is raised in free range pastures without herbicides or pesticides. It just sounds simple right? We think so too.
Where is the beef raised?
Top Grass Cattle Company offers you local grass fed beef raised in BC. At The Organic Grocer, we pride ourselves in offering the best quality meats, groceries and health products to support our community in achieve their health goals. Top Grass harvests the grass in the peak of summer to maximize the nutritional value of the grass and then saves it for the cows to eat throughout the winter months. The Organic Grocer is pleased to support our local economy and provide our customers with locally raised beef from local farmers.
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
At The Organic Grocer grocery store. we stock our shelves with the most nutritious products that we can source. The Organic Grocer is your one stop shop for health supplements, vitamins, and organic products. We 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, our Surrey Organic Grocer store has over 25 years of experience offering our customers year after year all of your favourite products to keep you and your family healthy and happy.