Water buffalo meat offers the taste and texture of gourmet beef,
with significant additional health benefits:
- very low in fat – 1.8%.
- lowest cholesterol level of all domestic meats – 46mg per 100grams
- less saturated fat than beef or lamb
- contains significant amounts of omega-3 polyunsaturated fats, which are believed to be protective against heart disease and other inflammatory disorders.
- higher levels of iron than all other meat types and significant levels of zinc.
The taste is very similar to beef but it is considered a healthier alternative because buffalo meat contains less fat and cholesterol, and more protein than beef. Buffalo meat fat is white and buffalo meat is always darker in color than beef because of more pigmentation or less intramuscular fat.
And, as these are free range water buffaloes, they make sumptuous meal compared to shed fed/bred beef . It is is said to have a sweeter, richer flavor than beef. The retail cuts are similar to those of beef. Read more about the health benefits of water buffalo meat.
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