Here’s the breakdown:
Contains higher Omega-3 fatty acids.
Cattle are allowed to graze freely on nutrient-rich. soils & grass.
Hormones are generally never used in grass-fed cows.
Vitamins beta carotene, vitamin A and vitamin E are much higher.
Conventionally Raised Cattle
Contains higher amounts of omega-6 fatty acids—the type of fatty acid that could contribute to pro-inflammation if consumed in higher porporiton to 0mega-3 fats.
Conventional cattle are crammed into feedlots and could be prone to animal cruelty.
The saturated fat content in conventional cattle is higher than grass-fed beef.
Hormones are generally added to conventionally raised cattle.
How to find local suppliers of Grass Fed beef:
EatWild.com provides you with local suppliers as well as National USA-based companies.
More on grass fed beef and nutrition values can be found by clicking here.