Buffalo (bison) is a superb alternative to industrially produced meat from domestic livestock. Nutritionally, you get more protein and nutrients with fewer calories and less fat. People are rapidly discovering the deliciously healthy taste of bison / buffalo. Buffalo meat tastes similar to fine beef, with just a slightly sweeter and richer flavor. Bison is naturally flavorful and tender and can be prepared much the same as beef.
Health Benefits of Bison
- Grass-fed Bison provides nutrient dense, low fat, low cholesterol meat
with as many Omega-3s per serving as salmon, and three to six times the
amount of omega-3s as grain fed animals.
- It contains the highest-know levels of the fat-blocker and
anti-carcinogen, CLA (conjugated linolaic acid). Research on CLA is showing
evidence that CLA has the potential to reduce the risk of cancer, obesity,
diabetes, and a number of immune disorders.
- It also has high concentrations of selenium, a natural trace element
that acts as a mood elevator. The original "happy meal". In research
conducted by Dr. Martin Marchello at the Carrington Research Extension
Center, grass fed Bison was determined to contain as much as four times more
selenium than grain fed Bison.
- Bison fits the dietary recommendations of the American Heart and
American Diabetes associations.
- Grass-fed Bison contains four times the amount of vitamin E found in
grain fed beef. It is also a rich source of the vitamin beta-carotene, a
vital antioxidant which reduces the risk of cancer by preventing cell