We’ve all been there at the grocery store. You’ve got the choice between regular old ground sirloin and Organic ground sirloin. The organic’s got to be better for you, right?
In this case, I’m going to say “no”.
Most of the meat (and dairy) in the US is from feedlot animals. What does this mean? These animals are raised in super confined spaces and are fed grain or corn. Organic meat is just fed “organic grain or corn” which is NOT the most important aspect for health.
What your meat eats is super important to it’s nutritional content. Meat that’s fed grain and corn contains all Omega-6 Fatty acids. These types of Fatty Acids cause inflammation in your body. This contributes to chronic inflammation. (Think arthritis, heart disease, stroke risk increase, etc.)
However, if your meat is fed grass, or is raised solely on pasture the nutritional profile is a 1 to 1 ratio of Omega-3 fatty acids to...