At Bar & WC Cattle we feel a special connection to our lands and our animals. With gratitude we continue to improve upon our situation and the way we’re producing, in our opinion (and you may agree), a product superior to anything else. Nature knows best and the more we’ve gone back to the land we’ve understood what it really takes to sustain life. The further away from nature's way the more problems we run into on every level.
Grass Fed Beef is lower in fat and calories than grain fed beef. For example, a 6-ounce steak from a grass finished steer has one half to one third the amount of fat and about 100 fewer calories than a 6-ounce steak from a grain fed steer. Assuming that you eat a typical amount of beef (66 pounds a year), switching to grass fed beef could save you approximately 16,600 calories a year and if everything else in your diet stayed the same, you’ll lose about 6 pounds a year. Braedon Paramore from Bar 10 ” he states the following: “ Grass Fed Beef has about the same amount of fat as skinless chicken, wild deer or elk, and like these other lean meats, it actually lowers your LDL cholesterol levels.
Grass Fed Beef is also higher in omega 3s fatty acids and much lower in omega 6s fatty acids. In an article by Dr. Joseph Mercola titled, “Grass fed Beef is Better For You, ” he states the following: “…scientific experiments determined that if the ratio of omega 6s fats to omega 3s fats exceeds 4:1, people have more health problems .This is especially meaningful since grain fed beef can have ratios that exceed 20:1 whereby grass fed beef is down around 3:1.”
Omega 3s are “good” fats, as they are the most heart-friendly of all fats. People who have ample amounts of omega 3s in their diet are less likely to have high blood pressure or an irregular heartbeat and are 50 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack. Omega 3s are essential for your brain as well. People with a diet rich in omega 3s are less likely to suffer from depression, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder (hyperactivity), or Alzheimer’s disease. Omega 3s also may reduce your risk of cancer. Studies show that these essential fats have slowed the growth of a wide array of cancers and also kept them from spreading. Omega 3s are formed in the chloroplasts of green leaves and algae. Sixty percent of the fatty acids in grass are omega 3s. When cattle are taken off omega 3s rich grass and shipped to a feedlot to be fattened on omega 3s poor grain, they begin losing their store of this beneficial fat.
Dr. Axe ” he states the following: “ Grass fed beef is also higher in vitamin E. Vitamin E is linked with a lower risk of heart disease and cancer. This potent antioxidant may also have anti-aging properties. Most Americans are deficient in Vitamin E. Vitamin B12, B3 and B6. It’s also rich in highly bioavailable iron, selenium and zinc. In fact, meat contains almost every nutrient that people need to survive. Vitamin A Grass-fed beef contains carotenoid precursors to vitamin A, such as beta-carotene.
Beef from grass-fed cows contains a certain beneficial fatty acid called CLA (conjugated linoleic acid). CLA can help prevent several diseases and conditions like obesity and diabetes. Dr. Axe ” he states the following: “ A recent randomized, double-blinded study concluded that 37% of the people who were given CLA demonstrated better insulin sensitivity over those who weren’t given CLA. Insulin sensitivity helps promote healthy blood sugar levels. Consuming grass-fed beef while following a ketogenic lifestyle can improve blood glucose levels if you’re insulin resistant. Utilizing a low carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic prevents a rise in blood glucose, which signals the release of insulin (and can eventually lead to insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes).
Dr. Anthony Gustin ” he states the following: “ One common issue with people who begin their keto lifestyle is the keto flu. This can occur when electrolytes aren’t replenished once they’re flushed out. The three main electrolytes are sodium, potassium, and magnesium. Fortunately, grass-fed meat has ample amounts of all three essential electrolytes. One grass-fed strip steak contains 732 milligrams of potassium, 49 milligrams of magnesium, and 118 milligrams of sodium.
Dr. Axe ” he states the following: “ Grass-fed beef contains roughly twice the amount of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) compared to beef from grain-fed cows. Most naturally occurring nutrients containing anticarcinogenic properties are derived from plant foods, but CLA is unique because it’s one of the only anticancer nutrients derived from meat. CLA is considered to be one of the strongest nutrients which can defend against cancer. A study conducted on women who were given high amounts of CLA-rich foods had roughly a 60% lower risk in breast cancer over those who had little to no amounts of CLA in their diet.
Dr. Anthony Gustin ” he states the following: “ Clinical evidence concludes a decreased risk of heart disease with an increased consumption of CLA, a nutrient abundant in grass-fed beef. Grass-fed beef can help improve your heart health by:
Antioxidants such as vitamin E, High amounts of omega–3 fatty acids, Less unhealthy fats, and Lower amounts of bad cholesterol (known as LDL cholesterol) a marker of cardiovascular disease.
Good Cattle Cube can have protein levels of 18% to 20% or even higher, compared with common pasture grasses like tall fescue or orchard grass at 10% or less.
Cattle Cubes will average close to 20% crude protein and 60% total digestible nutrients (TDN). A fifth cutting from 2013 that was used for seating at the tour tested 27% protein and 69% TDN
In a Keto Diet red meat is what you need. The keto diet is a diet low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat. Eating this low carb high fat (LCHF) diet encourages your body to use fat as its energy source, resulting not only in weight loss, but a steadier flow of energy without the stark highs and lows of a glucose-heavy diet. On are ground beef you can request a 70% fat, 30% protein. Here is a link that you can go to, to tell you more about Keto Diets. https://www.ketowize.com/keto-101-complete-ketogenic-guide/
At the Bar & WC Cattle, we raise own Beef. We are content to let the animals grow at nature’s pace. Because of their natural diet and environment, they live very humane, low-stress lives and are very healthy. When you choose Bar & WC Cattle Beef, you are eating the food that our ancestries ate long before. You are also supporting your local farmers and ranchers and providing your family with food that is better then buying mystery beef at the store.
And most of everything that is on the left side is the same on the Alfalfa side, this is why I mix the 2 feeds together during the winter months.