Choose Healthy Grass Fed Meat and Dairy Products

Jo Robinson explains the health benefits of grass fed meat and dairy products. Grass-fed cattle are easier on the environment and provide healthier milk and meat than their grain-fed counterparts.



Grass-fed cattle are easier on the environment and provide healthier milk and meat than their grain-fed counterparts.
Grass-fed cattle are easier on the environment and provide healthier milk and meat than their grain-fed counterparts.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/DIMEDROL68
Diagram 1: Total fat comparison.
Diagram 1: Total fat comparison.
SK DUCKET, ET AL, JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE (1993)
Diagram 2: Milk from grass-fed cows is higher in Omega-3s.
Diagram 2: Milk from grass-fed cows is higher in Omega-3s.
SOURCE: INT J VITAM NUTR RES 63, NO.3: 229-33
Diagram 3: Beneficial Omega 3s plummet in the feedlot.
Diagram 3: Beneficial Omega 3s plummet in the feedlot.
SOURCE: J. ANIM SCI71, NO.8: 2079-88
Diagram 4: Grass-fed beef is rich in betacarotene.
Diagram 4: Grass-fed beef is rich in betacarotene.
1997 STUDY BY ALABAMA AGRICULTURAL EXPIREMENT STATION
Portable chicken coops enable farmers to move from one area of pasture to another.
Portable chicken coops enable farmers to move from one area of pasture to another.
DAVID CAVAGNARO











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