Lamb
​According to the American Lamb Board, on average, a 3-ounce serving of lamb has only 175 calories and meets the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) definition for lean.  According to FDA guidelines, lean meat has less than 10 grams of fat, less than 4.5 grams of saturated fat, and less than 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 100 grams (or 3.5 ounces).

As the chart below indicates, 3 ounces of lamb can easily fit within the daily fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol recommendations of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

FDA Definition of Lean (per 100 grams of 3.5 ounces)
Average Value for 3 ounce Cooked Portion of Lamb
10 g total fat
8 g total fat
4.5 g saturated fat
3 g saturated fat
100 mg cholesterol
80 mg cholesterol


Goat
​Goat meat is naturally lean, meaning that it is low in saturated fats. It is high in HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) and low in LDL (bad cholesterol).

According to the National Kiko Registry, a 3-ounce serving of goat has only 122 calories and meets the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) definition for lean.

As the chart below indicates, 3 ounces of goat can easily fit within the daily fat, saturated fat and cholesterol recommendations of the 205 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 

FDA Definition of Lean (per 100 grams of 3.5 ounces)
​Average Value for 3 ounce Cooked Portion of Goat
10 g total fat
2.6 g total fat
4.5 g saturated fat
0.79 g saturated fat
​100 mg cholesterol63.8 mg cholesterol

Benefits of Meat

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Delicious goat and lamb meats offer many health benefits. There is nothing more satisfying to know that you can provide your family nutrient rich meals and not sacrifice taste.