Wagyu is a source of many essential vitamins and nutrients and is a healthy choice, adding to a rich, tender and entirely flavorful eating experience. Scientific studies have shown that the marbling in Wagyu beef creates a very healthy choice for consumers.
Here are some quick facts about Wagyu Beef and its health benefits:
- The wagyu breed is predisposed to a higher % of unsaturated fat compared to other breeds. The result is more “good” cholesterol and less “bad” cholesterol.
- Wagyu beef has an elevated proportion of oleic acid in the fat. Oleic acid has a major influence on the palatability and tenderness of the meat.
- Wagyu beef is an effective source of essential fatty acids such as Omega 3 (linolenic acid) as well as containing 30% more Omega 6 than other breeds. Both Omega’s contribute to preventing and protecting against heart disease, depression, high blood pressure and reducing cholesterol