Grass fed beef isn’t just a tagline we place on our labels in order to charge more for beef, there are so many health benefits associated with eating grass fed beef as opposed to grain fed beef. One of the best parts about it is that not only is it better for us the consumers for our health but it is also healthier for the cattle! Below is a comprehensive list of 5 of the main health benefits:
1 – Fewer Calories
There is significantly fewer calories in grass fed beef when compared to conventional beef. This means that you can enjoy a nice juicy steak without feeling too guilty.
2 – More Healthy Fats
Grass fed beef contains less overall fat when compared to grain fed beef which is more beneficial for your heart and overall well being.
3 – Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease
CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) is a nutrient that is associated with lowering heart disease and cancer risk. Compared to grain fed beef, there is a lot more of this nutrient present in grass fed beef.
4 – Better For The Environment
A well run grass fed cattle ranch will have a number of environmental benefits. You may have read a previous blog post of ours that details what the environmental benefits of grass fed beef are but to quickly summarise, a grass fed beef ranch will help reduce the erosion of the land as well as the contamination of the local water. It will also allow for an increase in biodiversity of the land.
5 – Contain Many Vitamins
Grass fed beef is rich with Vitamin A and Vitamin E. Vitamin A is an important vitamin particularly when it comes to maintaining healthy skin and hair. Vitamin E helps support strong eyesight and a healthy immune . It can also help prevent the risk of cancer. These vitamins are more present in grass fed beef compared to grain fed beef.
To conclude, there are so many more health benefits associated with grass fed beef when compared to grain fed beef, and not only is it better for you, it also tastes a lot better!
If you would like to find out more info about our grass fed beef or wish to place an order, you can fill out our cattle inquiry form below, get in touch by phone at (530) 949-4241 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org