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5 Reasons Why Grass Fed Beef is Good for You

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5 Reasons Why Grass Fed Beef is Good for You

How many times have you asked yourself what is so special about grass fed, grass finished beef? What health benefits will you gain that you wouldn’t otherwise get from conventional grain fed beef bought at the grocery store? What’s the big deal if a steak or ground beef is 100% grass fed and grass finished vs. raised conventionally and grain fed? Those questions probably pop in your mind quite a few times, all while standing in the store attempting to pick out dinner for the night. We’re about to kill two birds with one stone for you - we’re giving...

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The Omega Advantage of Grass Fed Beef

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The Omega Advantage of Grass Fed Beef

There is a long-standing argument about the health benefits of grass fed beef. Is it better for you than grain fed? Does it really make a difference? What benefits are you actually getting? These are reasonable questions many people ask when considering making the switch from grain fed to grass fed beef. By adding grass fed steak or grass fed ground beef into your diet, you can take advantage of a decrease in the ratio of Omega 6 fatty acids, compared to Omega 3’s. Both Omega 3 and Omega 6 are type of polyunsaturated fatty acids. They are both required for...

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High Cholesterol and Red Meat: Eat the Damn Steak

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High Cholesterol and Red Meat: Eat the Damn Steak

Living with high cholesterol isn’t easy. There are thousands of articles telling you what you can and can’t have, which turns out is everything worth eating: butter, fat, red meat, cured meats, ice cream, cheese, eggs, freedom fries, and the list goes on. Except the “list” is outdated. Especially when it comes to red meat. More specifically, grass fed beef. That’s right. Grass fed beef isn’t just safe for people with high cholesterol; it can actually be good for them. Fat bottom roast you make my rocking world go ‘round. Instigators of high cholesterol are saturated fat, trans fat, and (surprise...

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Meet the New Superfood: Grass Fed Beef Bone Broth

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Meet the New Superfood: Grass Fed Beef Bone Broth

Typically, when you want to assist your daily health, you take vitamins. You swallow synthetic supplements hoping to have more energy, less pain, higher efficiency, better skin, healthier weight. Whether you’re searching for a daily nutritional boost, or shifting towards a paleo lifestyle, beef bone broth is the nutrient-packed alternative to man-made pills. Differing from stock in the preparation and nourishment, bone broth is made by simmering bones in water for many hours. As the beef bone marrow, cartilage, and bones themselves begin to breakdown, dense nutrients and flavor are released into the water to create a broth. Did I...

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What is Grass Fed Beef?

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What is Grass Fed Beef?

Cattle used to produce the beef sold at the average grocery store meat counter are typically fed a grain-based diet. However, a grain-based diet is not natural for cattle. These ruminant animals are designed to graze on fibrous grasses, not to eat corn and grains from feed bunks at fixed times throughout the day. When cattle are fed a grass-based diet, the end result is healthier animals, along with beef that is more nutritious and better for the environment. Here's a closer look at grass fed beef and its many benefits. What qualifies as grass fed beef? In order to...

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