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Protein Spotlight: Grass-Fed Lamb

At Shine Pet Food: Our grass-fed, free range sheep spend their whole lives grazing on open pasture.  The Benefits: Compared to conventionally-raised lamb, grass-fed meat contains less of the bad fats and three times more omega-3s. It’s also rich in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which has been linked to reducing the risk of cancer, diabetes, and obesity.  And because the animals are roaming free in their natural environment rather than confined to feedlots, they’re less stressed and prone to disease, which means they don’t require a lot of antibiotics to keep them healthy.  Compared to commercially-raised lamb, the meat from...

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