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Benefits of Bison Meat


Bison meat offers several compelling reasons why you should consider adding it to your diet. Here are a few of the best reasons:

Lean & Nutrient Rich

Bison meat is significantly leaner than beef, making it an excellent choice for health-conscious individuals. It contains fewer calories, saturated fats, and cholesterol while providing essential nutrients like protein, iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.

High Protein

Bison meat is a rich source of high-quality protein, which is essential for muscle building, repair, and overall body function.

Low Fat Content

Bison meat's low fat content makes it a heart-healthy option, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and promoting better cholesterol levels.

Rich in Omega 3

Bison meat is naturally higher in omega-3 fatty acids, which support brain health, reduce inflammation, and contribute to overall well-being.

Sustainable & Ethical

Bison farming is generally more environmentally friendly and less resource-intensive than traditional beef farming, making it a sustainable and ethical choice.


Bison are typically raised on open pasture and grass-fed, resulting in meat with better flavor and nutritional value

Unique Flavor

Bison meat has a distinct and slightly sweeter & earthier flavor compared to beef, offering a unique taste experience for adventurous eaters.

Versatility in Cooking

Bison meat can be used in various dishes and cuisines, from burgers and steaks to stir-fries and stews, making it a versatile and delicious addition to your culinary repertoire.

Supporting Conservation Efforts

By choosing bison meat, you contribute to the conservation of these majestic animals and their natural habitats, as responsible bison farming practices help preserve their population and biodiversity.

Noteable Nutrients Found in Bison:


Selenium helps protect your body against infections and chronic disease and regulates hormones produced by your thyroid.


Zinc helps your immune system and metabolism function. It's important to wound healing and your sense of taste and smell.


B12 is a nutrient that helps keep your body's blood and nerve cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all of your cells.

Omega 3

Omega 3s reduce risk of cardiovascular disease or death from cardiovascular disease. They reduce the risk of blood clots and sudden cardiac death. They keep the lining of the arteries smooth and free of damage, lowers triglycerides and lowers inflammation.


Iron is a mineral that the body needs for growth and development. Your body uses iron to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body, and myoglobin, a protein that provides oxygen to muscles.

Free Range with Room to Roam.

At Nebraska Bison, we are committed to ensuring the well-being of our animals. We spare no effort in providing them with the best possible living conditions, including expansive land with lush and nutritious grasses, so that our bison can live as nature intended, just as they did thousands of years ago. We firmly believe that happy, healthy bison make for the most delicious and nutritious meat, and we will always go the extra mile to make this a reality.

Herd of bison grazing on green grass next to tree with blue sky behind.

Raised without Steroids, Hormones or Antibiotics.

Our bison are proudly raised with the utmost care and attention, with absolutely no interference from growth hormones, steroids or antibiotics, allowing them to thrive in their natural environment and ensuring that our customers can enjoy the purest and healthiest meat possible.

Nutritional Values of Popular Bison Cuts

Note: Full nutrition facts for most products can be found on corresponding product pages.