Pasture Butter Questions
There's lot of comments about pasture butter, but I am curious as to what brand is most popular across PaleoHacks. Somehow, Kerrygold seems to have a very strong foothold. I'm not sure if it's cause it's just widely available or what but so many... (more)
Does anyone know whether the Naturland Alpenbutter is pastered butter? I imagine it could be similar to other European butters where cows have access to fresh grass in the summer, but is someone here sure that (at least summer produced butter) it... (more)
Dr K has made reference to testing grass-fed butters for Vit K2 levels and has said that Kerrygold tested at zero before, which didn't help with some people's suspicions that KG may not be entirely grass fed. But tartare provided a link to a fact... (more)
I wonder if the K2 doesn't vary wildly with season. I know that the butter is different colours depending on the time of year. Hence why high vitamin butter oil is only from cows fed on summer pasture.
In other words which animal fat will give me the most bang for my buck? Might these animal fats have more vitamins than Grass-fed butter: hog lard, duck fat, buffalo lard, tallow, schmaltz? Is grass-fed butter really worth the price? Are... (more)
Pastured butter has some vitamin A and a little vitamin E. But you can get a lot more of both of those from other foods. It also contains K-2, which is hard to get from other foods. Pastured dairy is about the best source. It consists primarily of... (more)