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  •  There are some studies out there (3+ / 0-)

    Eat Wild is one of the best sources of studies on the both the health and environmental impacts of grass-based farming as opposed to factory farming

    Although it wasn't a peer-reviewed study, Mother Earth News tested eggs from four flocks of pastured chickens.  Here's a summary of the results of the pastured eggs, compared to conventional store bought:
    • 1⁄3 less cholesterol
    • 1⁄4 less saturated fat
    • 2⁄3 more vitamin A
    • 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
    • 3 times more vitamin E
    • 7 times more beta carotene

    Support small farms! Go to

    by judith2007 on Mon May 11, 2009 at 12:43:24 PM PDT

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