Why Grass-Fed Beef
Naturally raised grass-fed beef has less overall fat, more protein and few calories than grain-fed beef. Grass-fed and finished beef is an excellent source of high-quality protein selenium, zinc, iron, phosphorous, and the B-complex vitamins. It is superior to grain-fed beef because it is higher in Omega-3 fatty acids and lower in calories.
You'll also find:
*a healthier ratio of omega-6:omega-3 fatty acids
*more conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which has been shown to cause fat loss in many studies
*more vitamin E
Visit these resources to learn more:
Mother Earth News Guide to Healthy Fats and Pastured Meat
Omega-3s and More: The Importance of Fat in a Healthy Diet
Pasture Management and Carbon Sequestration
Mother Earth News "Highland Cattle: Heritage Livestock Breeds"