The benefits of grass-fed meat and products

The information below is directly from Eat Wild. com  http://www.eatwild.com/healthbenefits.htm

The Top Reasons to eat Grass-fed beef

  1. Higher in beta-carotene
  2. Higher in vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
  3. Higher in the B-vitamins thiamin and riboflavin
  4. Higher in the minerals calcium, magnesium, and potassium
  5. Higher in total omega-3s
  6. A healthier ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids (1.65 vs 4.84)
  7. Higher in CLA (cis-9 trans-11), a potential cancer fighter
  8. Higher in vaccenic acid (which can be transformed into CLA)

Pastured Eggs much healthier than commercial eggs

  • 1/3 less cholesterol than commercial eggs
  • 1/4 less saturated fat
  • 2/3 more vitamin A
  • 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
  • 7 times more beta carotene
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