100% GRASS-FED VS. GRAIN-FED

100% grass-fed cattle are fed only grass and forage for their entire lives whereas grain-fed cattle are fattened up using cheap fillers like corn, soy and animal byproducts. 100% grass-fed cattle freely roam in open pastures while grain-fed cattle are typically packed into feedlots and hooked up to a range of antibiotics and growth hormones. Remember, you are what you eat.

Grass Fed VS Grain Fed Cattle

SAFER.

Grass Fed Beef Is Safer
  • Consumer Reports study recommends you avoid conventionally raised grain-fed beef from feedlots and eat 100% grass-fed beef.
  • Conventional grain-fed beef is twice as likely to contain dangerous bacteria resistant to antibiotics called superbugs.
  • Conventional grain-fed cattle are packed into foul feedlots where disease can quickly spread. This is why they’re hooked up to a range of antibiotics. Compare this to the stress-free grassy pastures that grass-fed cows enjoy their entire lives.

HEALTHIER.

Grass Fed Beef Is Healthier
  • Never fed  hormones or antibiotics
  • Less total fats, saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories
  • More antioxidants including Vitamin A and Vitamin E
  • 2 – 5X the anti-inflammatory heart healthy Omega-3’s. This is because Omega-3’s are primarily found in the green leaves of plants.
  • 2X the CLA’s (conjugated linoleic acid) which may encourage muscle growth, reduce heart disease, and lower cancer risks

TASTIER.

This is up for debate as taste is largely subjective, but the general opinion among beef consumers is that grass-fed beef has more flavor and a cleaner taste than grain-fed beef. The Today Show staff did a blind taste test of our steak vs. ordinary steak and said it was a ‘no contest’, ButcherBox was the hands-down winner. Huffington post also ran a taste test and found that all but one participant preferred the taste of 100% grass-fed beef over grain-fed beef.

Grass Fed Beef Is Tastier

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