What are the benefits of grass-fed beef?
This is a hotly debated topic not only within the cattle industry, but also among nutritionists, healthcare providers, animal rights activists, and environmentalists. As in many debates about the raising and processing of food, environmental consequences, nutrition, and the impact of diet on health and disease, the various positions taken are based on beliefs, feelings, traditions, and science.
When science is ignored and the debate is about beliefs, feelings, and traditions, the conclusions become rather meaningless because anything goes. But if the ocus is on science which is the understanding of the physical world as we know it, then the debate has traction.