Basic Numerical Nutrition
3 Ounces of Boneless Cooked Lamb Meat:
Calories = 248
Calories From Fat = 159
Fat = 17.66 grams – 27%*
Saturated Fat = 7.447 grams – 37%*
Polyunsaturated Fat = 1.274 grams
Monounsaturated Fat = 7.439 grams
Protein = 20.68 grams
Carbohydrates = 0 grams
Cholesterol = 82 milligrams – 27%*
Sodium = 335 milligrams – 14%*
Fiber = 0
Sugar = 0
Vitamin A = 0%*
Vitamin C = 0%*
Calcium = 1%*
Iron = 9%*
CALORIC ANALYSIS = 66% FAT and 34% PROTEIN
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Daily values may be higher or lower depending on your individual caloric needs. SOURCE: Fatsecrete.com
Additional Lamb Meat Facts
🍖 The Food and Drug Administration declares that a 3 ounce portion of cooked lamb meat meets the requirements for lean meat. That is because it has less than 10 grams of fat and less saturated fats and cholesterol.
🍖 In lean cuts of lamb, 40% of the fat is monounsaturated, which interestingly enough, is the same type of fat in olive oil.
🍖 A mere 3 ounces of lamb meat is enough to provide 5 times the omega-3 fatty acids and alpha linoleic acid in an equal portion of beef. In fact, this portion of lamb meets the daily fact and cholesterol recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
🍖 Eating 3 ounces of lean meat a day can reduce overeating and provide longer periods of felling full, which assists greatly with weight loss plans.