100% grass-fed and finished beef is important to us because it's important to you. When you look at the research, the overall long-term benefits are hard to ignore compared to conventional beef.
To help you understand why grass-fed beef is so important to us, our team at Apsey Farms has put together our 3 primary reasons for choosing grass-fed beef and sources to support these reasons. Better for the animals. Better for the environment. Better for you!
HUMAN HEALTH BENEFITS
- 1.5 X more conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)1
- 3 X more Vit B1 and two times more Vit B22
- 4 X more Vit E3
- 5 X more polyphenols4 & higher concentrations of other phytochemicals5-8, which have strong anti-oxidative & anti-inflammatory effects9
- Higher glutathione (a potent intracellular antioxidant) content10
- More favorable fatty acid content11
- Improved metabolic health12
- Reduced cortisol levels (less stress)13
- Treated humanely at all times
- Raised as nature intended, with fresh air, grass & water
- 100% grass diet, while a grain diet can make cattle sick14
- No antibiotics, no hormones, & no grains
- Improved plant diversity15
- Increased soil carbon levels16,17
- Improved ecosystem function18,19
- Improved retention & quality of fresh water systems20
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