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Beefalo Nutritional Facts

There are several nutritional facts about Beefalo that make the meat particularly well suited for a health conscious consumer.
  1. Beefalo is higher in protein than beef, pork, chicken, and fish.
  2. Beefalo meat contains less saturated fats than beef and pork
  3. Beefalo meat contains less Cholesterol that beef, pork, and chicken
Consider the following information taken from the USDA Nutrient Database for standard release 11 (September 1996)

Protein
Cholesterol
Saturated Fats
Total Fat
Calories
% Calories From Fat
fish-1
22.9g
47mg
.104g
.81
105
6.9%
chicken-2
31.0g
85mg
1.0g
3.5g
165
19.5%
pork-3
29.3g
86mg
3.4g
9.7g
212
41%
beef- 4
25.9g
88mg
8.5g
21.5 g
305
63.6%
Beefalo-5
30.7g
58mg
2.7g
6.3g
188
30.3%
Notes:
Source: American Beefalo International
  1. Finfish, cod, Pacific, cooked, dry heat (NDB #15192)
  2. Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, roasted (NDB #05064)
  3. Pork, fresh, composite of trimmed retail cuts (leg, loin, and shoulder), separable lean only, cooked (NDB #10093)
  4. Beef, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4″ fat, all grades, cooked (NDB #13004)
  5. Beefalo, composite of cuts, cooked, roasted (NDB #17153)
  6. All measurements taken from 100 gram servings
Beefalo is a low cholesterol alternative
Sources: USDA – Agricultural Handbooks and Home and Garden Bulletin
In this comparison, it is easy to see that Beefalo meat contains significantly less Cholesterol than even Chicken, Turkey, or Flounder.

When compared to traditional beef, the difference is even more staggering.

Beefalo has less cholesterol than beef
Milligrams Cholesterol per 85 grams cooked meat.

Read what Muscle and Fitness Magazine had to say about Beefalo here!

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