Everyone loves a nice sit down family dinner at home, but how do you choose what to eat? Every parent has the desire to feed their family a safe, nutritious, and healthy meal. This is why we decided to sell grass fed and grass finished beef. There are many factors that can help make this a healthier option.
Grass-fed/finished cows contain less overall fat. According to Rekha Mankad, M.D., lean beef that’s 10% fat or less which benefits those who are trying to heart-healthy diet. She also shows the heart-health benefits that grass-fed/finished have over other types of beef. Typically grass-fed/finished beef has:
- Less Total Fats
The meat is considered leaner and healthier because the fat percentages are typically 10% or less.
- More heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are very important for healthy food. These fats are essential for your body to function and they are helpful when you are trying to reduce health risks. According to wedmd.com, this specific fat can help lower elevated triglyceride levels and reduce inflammation that sometimes causes joint pain or stiffness. Another study researchers found was that the healthier you eat and the higher your Omega-3 levels are can help reduce depression, Asthma, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. Another great side effect is that it can help with those that are pregnant because it helps with visual and neurological development in infants.
- More Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA), a type of fat that’s thought to reduce heart disease and cancer risks
CLA in your diet is said to help reduce cancer tumors by more than 50%. Dr. Mercola discusses how, CLA can help fight 5-lipox and AA inflammation to reduce the severity of asthma. Also, CLA helps reduce cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides, and osteoporosis.
- More antioxidant vitamins, such as vitamin E
The Top 11 Benefits from Vitamin E are:
- Balances Cholesterol
- Fights Free Radicals and Prevents Disease Development
- Repairs Damaged Skin
- Thickens Hair
- Balances Hormones
- Helps PMS Symptoms
- Improves Vision
- Helps People with Alzheimer’s Disease
- May Lower Cancer Risk and Improve Effects of Medical Treatments
- Improves Physical Endurance and Muscle Strength
- Important During Pregnancy for Growth and Development
We care about your family, feeding you and your growing kids healthy meat. We make sure our cattle is grass-fed and grass-finished to provide you with a lean, healthy beef. Dierks Farms is a fifth generation family farm and has raised grass fed cattle since 1881. Dierks Farms raises their cattle from birth to harvesting on an all forage based diet. Our cattle roam freely throughout our pastures. We administer no antibiotics or grain during our cattle’s life span. We raise cattle as God intended it to be. If you are looking for USDA Inspected and graded Choice grass fed beef, please visit us at www.dierksfarms.com. We’d love to make you part of our grass fed, grass finished family.