Grass-Fed Bison (Buffalo) Meat: Healthy Red Meat
Buffalo/Bison Meat is not covered by The Mandatory Federal Meat Inspection Act and does not have to be USDA inspected. However, Bison Meat purchased at the Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm has undergone this inspection voluntarily through McDonald’s Meats in Girard PA and has been given the USDA triangle stamp of approval. Our Bison Meat cuts are 100% pure Bison with no additives, except for some of the fully cooked processed items. We maintain high standards and stand behind every cut of meat purchased from our store. You are always assured high quality meat from the Wooden Nickel or your money back. Guaranteed!
Wooden Nickel Bison are vegetarians. They eat a diet of fresh grass, hay, and whatever forage they can find on our 100-acre farm. They are never fed animal by-products and corn (grain) is used only as a treat if we need to encourage movement from one pasture to another. Wooden Nickel Brand Grass-Fed Bison Meat is a good source of various minerals essential to well-being and good health. Grass-Fed Bison Meat is naturally nutrient dense because of the proportion of protein, fat, minerals, and vitamins compared to its caloric value. It is lower in sodium, higher in iron, & moderate in zinc compared to other domestic meats.
Buffalo is ideal for those on a low fat, low cholesterol diet. There is a well-established link between heart disease, fat intake, and cholesterol level. Lowering your fat and cholesterol will help reduce the risk of coronary artery disease. Grass-fed Buffalo meat is the perfect alternative to other red meats.
In November 2017, the rules changed about what classifies as high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Experts looking at all the newest data defined hypertension as a reading of 130 on the top or 80 on the bottom. In the past, the standard was 140/90. Under these new guidelines, nearly half of U.S. adults would now be classified with high blood pressure. Eating a healthy diet, including low fat meat like Buffalo can help you reduce your risks.
Buffalo Meat is Red Meat that CAN BE EATEN by those who have been told to avoid red meats altogether. If you are among those who must have a good, juicy steak, Buffalo/Bison Meat is your dietary salvation!
Fat Comparison in Grams
*Burger King and McDonald’s products nutritional information based on 2019 published information. Given a choice, which would you rather eat?
|1/4 lb. Grass-Fed Bison Burger||3.5 grams|
|Burger King Whopper||40w/Cheese 46|
|Burger King Grilled Chicken Sandwich||
|Burger King Garden Chicken Salad w/grilled chicken-no dressing||14|
|BK Veggie Burger||17|
|McDonald’s Quarter Pounder||19 w/Cheese 26|
|McDonald’s Filet ‘O Fish Sandwich||18|
|McDonald’s Premium Grilled Chicken Classic Sandwich||10|
Fat and cholesterol research was conducted by an independent producer and laboratory. Unpublished data.
|Cholesterol comparison per 3 1/2 ounce serving|