California Lamb is a flavorful, nutritious choice. This nutrient-rich food and is packed with Vitamin B12, niacin, zinc and selenium. Lamb is an all-natural product, raised without hormones. It’s a responsible choice you can feel good about. Below you will learn more about California Lamb’s nutrition information
A 3-ounce serving of lamb provides nearly five times the essential omega-3 fatty acids and alpha linoleic acid of a 3-ounce serving of beef.
On average, a 3-ounce serving of lamb meets the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) definition for lean meat:
fewer than 10 grams of fat
4.5 grams of saturated fat
95 milligrams of cholesterol per 100 grams/3.5 ounces
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An average 3-ounce serving of lamb, which has 175 calories and meets nearly half of your daily protein needs, encourages feelings of fullness that may help prevent overeating, a combination key to weight management.