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Lamb Nutrition

2017/07/04

The culinary name for young sheep meat is known as lamb. You would be surprised to read that lamb is much more healthy and delicious in taste in comparison to its counterparts, but it is extremely costly.

It has got mild unique taste having low fat content. It is rich in vitamins and minerals. Read the article below to know about health benefits of eating lamb in your diet!



Lamb is richest source of protein and can easily provide you 60.3% of protein daily requirements.

Since, lamb meat is rich in selenium mineral, it helps in preventing and treating asthma attacks.

Lamb is loaded with iron content. Iron is an important part of hemoglobin and aids in blood cell formation in body.

You would be happy to know that lamb meat contains good amount of zinc, which boosts the immunity system of your body in a great way. It also aids in cell growth and cell division.

Lamb meat is also rich in vitamin B12 that helps in preventing homocysteine, dangerous molecule from body which can prove highly harmful otherwise. It also provides you healthy nervous system, prevents anaemia and aids in formation of red blood cell in body.



The presence of vitamin B3 guards your body against Alzheimer’s ailments, age-related diseases and provides you healthy skin.  Moreover, it also lowers down the risk of osteoarthritis in people.

All those people who are highly calorie conscious and those trying hard to lose weight can include lamb meat in their diet as it is a rich source of ‘good fat’.

Irrespective of above healthy benefits of eating lamb meat, you should keep in mind that lamb is  a red meat and is loaded with dietary saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol that can lead to various chronic ailments, cancer, and heart ailments.

Lamb meat also contains purines that can cause ailments like gout and kidney stones in body. Therefore, people suffering from gout and kidney problems are restricted from intake of lamb.

Hey girls and guys don’t lose heart by reading the above side effects of eating lamb meat and just go for it! Savor this delicious and healthy food item in your diet to lead a healthy and ailment-free long life.






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