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Lamb Dishes from Restaurants are High in Protein and Other Nutrients

Posted November 18, 2015

If you eat lamb in restaurants, you are regularly consuming one of the best sources of protein available. Just 4 ounces of lamb contains almost 28 grams of protein, and this is more than half the daily recommended amount for adults.

However, protein is not the only nutrient in lamb. Four ounces of lamb also has nearly half of the recommended amount of vitamin B12 along with 14 percent of the recommended daily amount for riboflavin and 37 percent of niacin.

Zinc from Lamb Meat

You may have taken zinc for a cold before, but lamb is a great natural source of this immune booster. That same serving of 4 ounces contains 33 percent of the daily recommended amount of zinc. It also has 12 percent of the daily recommended amount for iron and 7 percent of copper.

A More Humane Source of Meat

Lamb may also be a more humane source of meat than some other types such as pork or beef. It is much more common for lambs to spend their lives grazing naturally in a pasture. This is necessary in order to produce quality meat. Some farmers are also committed to seeing that their lambs are treated humanely throughout the entire process.

Whether you have never eaten lamb before or it’s one of your favorite meats, restaurants like Lamoraga Restaurant is a great place to order a lamb dish. Lamb skewers are available at lunch or dinner, and these succulent skewers are one of the best ways to enjoy this tasty meat. These healthy skewers are marinated in a Moorish-inspired spice blend and grilled for your enjoyment.

Sources:

Is Lamb Meat Healthy?, LiveStrong

Gonna Eat Meat? Eat More Lamb, TakePart