Grass Fed vs Corn Fed

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Grass-Fed VS. Corn-Fed Stephanie English DeVry Univesity Grass-Fed VS. Corn-Fed What if you were told that the food you eat could lower your risk for heart disease, possibly lower your incidence for cancer and auto-immune diseases and even increase the IQ of your unborn child, would you eat it? What if your child’s behavior will be predetermined by the food you eat would that make you change your food choices? Grass fed VS Corn fed is it a battle we should even debate considering the overwhelming evidence that Grass fed provides the nutrients we need and Corn fed does not. Grass fed beef provides a balance of Omega-3’s which are derived from the leaves, and Omega-6’s which are derived from the seeds of plants, this balance is necessary to provide optimal human health, and will prevent cardiac disease, but will that convince you to eat Grass fed beef or will the cost turn you away and force you to forget about your health and choose Corn fed beef . The corn based agriculture industry exists because of economy to scale and economical production which equates into globalization of food markets. The government is subsidizing the corn fed or monoculture farms because grain is a commodity and this provides them with gross national product and thus giving an advantage in the global economy. Romig states “The intense grain diet of conventional cattle, increases bovine indigestion raising the likelihood of bacterial infections among the herds which is why preventive antibiotics are used (Romig, 2013, p. 115). The antibiotics that are given to cattle are passed over to the human system after consuming the product and therefore creating problems over time. The grass-fed beef is produced without the use of antibiotics and hormones so nothing unnatural is passed to the consumer. The Grass-fed or polyculture farm has so many benefits to the consumer with its purity, and
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