Nutrients in Grass-Fed Milk

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Figure: Conjugated Linoleic Acid in milk from Grass-Fed cows
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Milk from cows grazing on pasture and fed no or little grain had significantly higher concentrations of nutritionally desirable FAs and antioxidants – conjugated linoleic (60% and 99%, respectively) and -linolenic (39% and 31%, respectively) acids, -tocopherol (33% and 50%, respectively) and carotenoids (33% and 80%, respectively) – compared with milk from cows fed preserved forages and high grain diets. Full story: