Bison Health Facts

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Bison Meat Nutrition and Health Facts

Bison Health Facts

The benefits on this chart are only the beginning. Many of the other animals shown here are given growth hormones and steroids to make them gain weight faster. The long term side effects and impact on human consumption will always be under fire. The FDA passes new laws every year regulating what drugs can be given and in what amounts to try to reduce the side effects which range anywhere from early puberty and weight gain to more serious problems such as cancer.

Buffalo is a dense food, allowing you to feel more satisfied while eating less. It is also a higher nutrient food, proportionally the minerals and protein are high in comparison to calories and fat content. And yet it boasts a higher concentration of iron, vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids, and other essential nutrients. Vitamin E has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. The benefits of omega-3’s are known for helping regulate inflammation, and believed to help reduce heart disease and lower cholesterol. Buffalo meat is lower in fat and cholesterol than beef and richer in omega-3 than salmon. It is ranked as one of the top five foods to eat for iron replacement.

Under the Federal Meat Inspection Act, bison are classified as an exotic, non-amendable species. Growth hormones and other steroids cannot be given to bison to force weight gain. We process at a FDA approved facility; products processed under USDA inspection will carry a triangle seal on all packages. When you purchase our buffalo you know exactly what you are getting.

We are sure you will love the delicious taste of buffalo while enjoying the health benefits. Buffalo tastes similar to high grade beef with a sweeter and richer flavor. It can be prepared in many of the same ways as beef.
Please don’t forget to check out our recipe link for preparation tips!