About Goat Meat

  • Goat meat is a healthy red meat alternative to beef, lamb and pork and provides minerals needed for the body to grow and be healthy. It is naturally lean, very nutritious, and has various health benefits.
  • It has less fat, less saturated fat, as beef, pork, lamb, or chicken.
  • The overall fat content of goat meat is lower so it contains fewer calories.
  • Goat meat has more unsaturated fats and less saturated fats.
  • Goat meat is lower in cholesterol compared to other meats. .
  • Goat is a good source of high-quality lean protein.
  • The protein in goat meat provides all the essential amino acids needed for the health and development of our body.
  • Goat meat is rich in iron, a nutrient required in our diet.
  • Goat meat is naturally low in sodium.
  • Goat meat is high in potassium.
  • Goat meat contains low levels of calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium.

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