Grilling Organic Meat
Choosing organic meat can reduce your exposure to antibiotics and growth hormones.
Most organic beef is grass fed, which means the cows consume a diet of grass rather
than grain. Grass-fed beef is lower in saturated fat and higher in beneficial omega
3 fatty acids. This organic meat provides a healthier alternative to conventionally
raised beef—but it may require you to adjust your cooking methods. Because it is
lower in fat, it is easy to overcook it. Follow these tips to grill the perfect
steaks all summer long.
A note about grilling
High heat and long cooking times can produce compounds called heterocyclic amines (HCAs), which have been linked to cancer.
Well-done, burnt, or charred meats contain the highest levels of HCAs. Here’s how to reduce your exposure to HCAs:
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