Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

The Lean, Green Supermodel Diet Anyone Can Do


Why is organic protein better?

Organic sources are better for your health, the environment and the earth in general. Compared to mass-produced and drug injected sources, organic protein sources offer more "good" fats, and fewer "bad" fats. They are richer in antioxidants; including vitamins E, beta-carotene, and Vitamin C. Organic protein has also been found to be leaner.

Want proof? A 6-ounce steak from a grass-finished steer can have 100 fewer calories than a 6-ounce steak from a grain-fed steer. If you eat a typical amount of beef (66.5 pounds a year), switching to lean grass-fed beef will save you 17,733 calories a year--without requiring any willpower or change in your eating habits. Now that's a supermodel attitude!


More to Explore