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Grass-fed Beef vs Grain-fed Beef

BEEF Gmsefot.vstGrainted" Most beef sold in stores & restaurants Cattle eat 90% corn 10% other: forage, and cheap high-energy feeds like candy, starch, bakery waste, potato waste, pasta, chicken litter, meat Cattle eat their natural diet of grasses. processing waste... + Antibiotics 29 million pounds used on No Antibiotics. American livestock in 2009 for illnesses & growth promotion. + Hormones Implants or injections are used to increase growth rate by 10-15%. No Hormones. Confined Feedlots Cattle roam open Restricting movement prevents cattle from using energy so that they fatten quicker. pasture to feed. Cattle naturally take 1.5-2 years 1 Year to Maturity The combination of high- energy foods, drugs, and confinement turns cows into to mature. cheap meat in half the time. Meat Composition of grassfed cows is significantly healthier when analyzed for fat and nutrient content: 2-4x more Omega 3 5x more CLA* More Vitamins 4X MORE FAT per 3 oz. serving More Minerals CLA is a healthy fat that has been linked to a reduced risk of cancer. Research: 1. "By Product Feedstufs in Dairy Cattle Diets in the Upper Midwest" published in 2008 by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin at Madison 2. Rule, D.C, K. S. Brought on, S. M. Shellito, and G. Maiorano. "Comparison of Muscle Fatty Acid Profiles and Cholesterol Concentrations of Bison, Beef Catle, Elk, and ChickenJ Anim Sci 80, nọ. 5 (2002) 1202-11. 3. Dhiman, T.R, G. R Anand, et al. (1999). "Conjugated linoleic acid content of milk from cows fed different diets. Dairy Sci 82(10): 2146-56.

Grass-fed Beef vs Grain-fed Beef

shared by DrAaron on Jul 17
Researchers and doctors have told us how unhealthy beef is for us, but not all beef is created equal. Many fail to differentiate between the two common types of red meat available: grass-fed beef vs c...


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