benefits of grass fed cowsIt turns out that grass-fed milk, cream and butter is a whole lot healthier for humans than the modern-day dairy products that come from CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations).

Health Benefits of Grass-fed Butter

Here are some of the health benefits of grass-fed butter:

Grass-fed butter is one of the best sources of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K, and K2.
Grass-fed butter contains Vitamin A, which is crucial for a healthy immune system, the health of our thyroid, adrenals, and other organs, as well as absorption of calcium and proper development of children.

Grass-fed butterfat contains glycospingolipids, a type of fatty acid that protects against gastro-intestinal infection, especially in children and the elderly.

Grass-fed butter is good for the thyroid, as it is a good source of iodine, easily absorbed by the body.

Cholesterol in grass-fed butterfat is actually good for you, as it promotes health of the intestinal wall and protects against cancer of the colon.

Vitamin A and other antioxidants in grass-fed butter –vitamin E, selenium and cholesterol– protect against cancer as well as heart disease.
Vitamins A and D in grass-fed butter are critical to the proper absorption of calcium which is necessary for strong bones and teeth.
Grass-fed butter protects against tooth decay and cavities.

Grass-fed butter contains high levels of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a compound that protects against cancer and also helps your body build muscle rather than store fat.
Grass-fed butter has more carotene than carrots.
Raw butter contains a hormone-like substance that prevents arthritis and joint stiffness. The Wulzen factor is present only in raw butter and cream. It is destroyed by pasteurization.