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Move over chicken. Grassfed beef is best!

Cow, chicken and eggsWhat is the healthiest meat you can eat? A nice, lean chicken breast from your supermarket? Think again. Meat from a pasture-fed cow has about the same amount of total fat as the chicken breast, but more omega-3 fatty acids and CLA and less cholesterol. It's a healthier package overall.

These findings come from a comprehensive study published just this year in the Journal of Animal Science.

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(D.C. Rule et al, "Comparison of muscle fatty acid profiles and cholesterol concentrations of bison, beef cattle, elk and chicken." J Anim Sci 2002. 80:1202-11)

 

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