Ground beef from grass-fed and grain-fed cattle: Does it matter?

Ground beef from grass-fed and grain-fed cattle: Does it matter?

Stephen B. Smith, Ph.D.

Texas A&M University

The internet is awash in websites proclaiming the nutritional benefits of ground beef from grass-fed cattle. However, researchers in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University have published the only two research studies that actually compared the effects of ground beef from grass-fed cattle and traditional, grain-fed cattle on risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type II diabetes in men. Was ground beef from grass-fed beef actually more healthful?

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