Jerky is not just for meatheads anymore. Some people think that only those with a craving or addiction for meat eat beef jerky. This is a perception that most people have had for a long time, and it is not true. If you ask a person if they eat any beef jerkies, they are most likely to tell you that this is a body builder’s food and not a very good one. This is wrong because many people today have incorporated beef jerkies in their snacks. Eating beef jerky is nutritious and safe. It is now a preferred source of protein for many health and fitness enthusiast. Here are some of the benefits of eating beef jerky:
People today have a preconceived notion that snacking is not healthy, but this is not the case. Snacking is a pretty healthy activity only if you choose to do it in moderation and make healthy choices. The funny thing with people is they want to snack as much as they want to lose weight. If you are eating unhealthy snacks, which can be compared to saying you want to enjoy flying on a plane that is not flying or moving for that matter. It doesn’t make any sense at all. It is nice to know that the food you choose to eat today determines your overall health and weight. Choose and choose wisely when it comes to snacking. Here are a few ideas on how to practice healthy snacking:
Last month, we showcased the newest member of our line of all natural jerky. Meet Ascend. Made especially for adventurers, Ascend® Jerky is the first all-natural, certified non-GMO beef and turkey jerky featuring exciting artisanal flavor profiles. This new line is expertly crafted in our Idaho plant. Fresh from our ranches to your stores, taste the flavor of the west.
All food has a natural part of it, but all natural food is hard to get. The best food you can eat to keep your body healthy and the fit are all natural food. One of the advantages of all natural food is that they contain no chemicals. Natural foods are known to be grown using the organic method of farming. Here, the farmers do not use any chemicals on the crops, and they do not apply chemical fertilizers. Instead, they use organic fertilizers and manure to help the plants grow. The end product of this is all natural food without any chemical contamination.
We have discovered Nick Sticks online as a new brand of jerky which boasts of being preservative free. Like Golden Valley Natural, they also market their brand as free from MSG, antibiotics, nitrites, and hormones. Brands like Nick Sticks make us happy as they followed our example of providing a healthier meat snack option for American consumers. The company is pretty young, having been established no more than a decade ago. Being a pioneer in the beef jerky business, Golden Valley Natural has perfected the process of producing delicious all-natural beef jerky. We have spent years making sure our jerky remain true to the time-honored process of preserving meat the all natural way and making it taste how it used to be for generations. We are humbled when brands like Nick Sticks follow our lead. We urge you to discover the flavor of the west with our line of all-natural and organic beef jerky. When all is said and done, nothing beats the original.
Old Wisconsin has been known as a sausage company which led to Sheboygan, Wisconsin being known as the “Bratwurst Capital of the World.” Being a player in the meat industry, it was not a surprise for them to also release a beef jerky product as a part of their brand. Though, it is no longer on their site (they have focused on meat sticks), we have seen stores selling their beef jerky online.
On one of the sites we have found, this warning precedes the description of the product.
Jacklinks beef jerky is one of the most popular brands in the market today. Being a consumer favorite, it is also one of the most readily available brands one can purchase. Sadly, the brand is nowhere near Golden Valley Natural beef jerky when it comes to being a safe and healthy meat snack.
A simple comparison of the ingredients between the two brands reveals that Jacklinks is loaded with MSG, nitrites and erythorbate. These preservatives have been linked to different cardiovascular and neurological ailments. It is also known to contain wheat and soy, which may be bad for people with a sensitivity to these ingredients.
Dr. Russell Blaylock, a board-certified neurosurgeon and author of “Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills” provides one of the best overviews of the very real dangers of MSG. He explains that MSG is
Here is another great way to enjoy your favorite jerky flavor. Ingredients 1 1/2 cup chopped ham 1 cup mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 eggs 300 ml cream 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated 500g Pasta 1 tsp butter black pepper 1 cup spinach, chopped 1/4 cup Golden Valley Natural Beef Jerky Preparation Melt the butter in a small frypan, and cook the mushrooms & garlic for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cook the pasta until just al dente in salted water. Drain, and return to the pan. While the pasta is cooking, beat the eggs, parmesan and cream together in a bowl until well combined. Stir the ham and mushrooms through the mixture. Add the spinach and jerky and stir. Pour the sauce over the hot pasta and toss gently to combine. Return the pan to very low heat and cook for 1 minute. Add pepper to taste.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our newest jerky flavor: Bold and Smokey BBQ Pork Jerky. We have outdone ourselves this time and are excited to introduce a flavor that is sure to make you come back for seconds. Golden Valley Natural Pork Jerky is made with premium cuts of lean pork and stays true to our brand with all-natural ingredients. Our all new Bold and Smokey BBQ pork flavor contains no nitrites, erythorbate, MSG or preservatives and is the perfect treat for those looking for a low fat and high protein healthy snack. The new pork jerky line is Golden Valley’s healthiest jerky yet. In addition to all-natural ingredients and minimal processing, it is certified gluten and soy free, making it one of the healthiest pork jerky options available on the market today! Perfect for the Holidays Just in time for the Holidays, our new jerky flavor will surely be a hit with health and fitness enthusiasts of all ages. The new flavor allows you to enjoy the bold and smokey taste of authentic American barbecue without having to take out the grill. With quality ingredients sourced only in the USA, you will love every moist tender […]
One of the things that make Golden Valley Natural stand out from among the beef jerky in the market today is the absence of any artificial flavorings. We are proud to provide everyone a healthy option in enjoying their meat snacks without worrying too much about adverse effects to their health.