More Vitamins A and E

Grass-Fed Meat Advantage: Vitamin A and Vitamin E Bonus

The meat from grass-finished animals is also richer in beta-carotene (vitamin A), a vitamin linked with a lower risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Beta-carotene is naturally yellow and gives the fat of grass-finished animals a creamy yellow color. The fat of grass-finished beef and lamb tastes delicious and actually contains many of its healthiest nutrients.

In addition to being richer in beta-carotene, the meat from grass-finished animals is also higher in vitamin E.  It is up to four times higher in vitamin E than meat from feedlot animals. Also, it is nearly twice as high in vitamin E as the meat from the feedlot animals that are given vitamin E supplements. In humans, vitamin E is linked with a lower risk of heart disease and cancer.  This potent antioxidant may also have anti-aging properties.  Most American diets lack sufficient amounts of vitamin E.

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