This Mental Health Humor Cartoon is not about Cannabis Grass-Fed Beef – Marijuana in beef?
No, this post is not about Pot, Weed, 420, Ganga, Dope or Herb. Nope, we are talking about Grass…Grass-fed beef. It’s a pot joke get the Joint…ah, I mean, point.
When I saw the Buy One Get One Free (BOGO) deal at my local organic store for grass-fed beef…I knew it was time to try the better beef. I still could not help imagine that the grass that farmer feed the cows was marijuana. So, here is my even better beef Grass/Weed Cannabis Fed Cows.
To be clear, grass-fed cattle basically eat, yup you guessed it…grass. Any other cattle diet includes: grains, corn or other by-products would not be grass-fed forager cows.
With all joking aside, The following is information and links to some real Benefits Of Grass-Fed Beef.
Grass-fed beef may have some heart-health benefits that other types of beef don’t have. When compared with other types of beef, grass-fed beef may have:
Less total fat
More heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids
More conjugated linoleic acid, a type of fat that’s thought to reduce heart disease and cancer risks
More antioxidant vitamins, such as vitamin E
- Mayo Clinic Healthy Living
“Although grass-fed meat is low in “bad” fat and six times more of a type of “good” fat called “omega-3 fatty acids.”
Omega-3 fatty acids play a vital role in every cell and system in your body…
Omega-3s are essential for your brain as well. People with a diet rich in omega-3s are less likely to be afflicted with depression, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder (hyperactivity), or Alzheimer’s disease.
reference: * Simopolous, A. P. and Jo Robinson (1999). The Omega Diet. New York, HarperCollins. My previous book, a collaboration with Dr. Artemis P. Simopoulos, devotes an entire chapter to the vital role that omega-3s play in brain function.
Dig Deeper : USA Today Is grass-fed dairy healthier for you?
Is your dairy better from a grass-fed cow?
Happy cows produce milk that contains more beneficial fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins, according to a 2016 study. They also produce about 60 percent more conjugated linoleic acid, an omega 6 fatty acid associated with weight management, improvements in immune function and benefits to heart health.
This was just funny to me when I Googled the word grass…
Below are eight benefits of grass: Via a Google Search.
- Air quality. Turfgrass is a living organism. …
- Pollution filter. …
- Stormwater management. …
- Heat. …
- Wellness and stress. …
- Therapeutic. …
- Community appeal. …
- Recreation and sport.
Mayo Clinic Healthy Living. (2017). Answers from Rekha Mankad, M.D. Mayo Clinic. Retrieved on December 23, 2017, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/expert-answers/grass-fed-beef/faq-20058059