Benefits of Lamb

Benefits of Lamb


Red meat provides a wide range of essential nutients including: protein, iron, zinc, B vitamins, selenium, vitamin D, and long chain omega-3s. Red meat is recommended 3-4 times a week as indicated in the Australian Dietary Guidelines. The guidelines recommend women eat approximately 100g and men eat 125g of lean red meat, 3-4 times per week. Two lamb chops or 2-3 slices of roast beef equals around 100g.

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Red Meat Health Fact Sheet and FAQ
A diet high in protein, including red meat, can help lower blood pressure. 
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Red meat is the largest contributor of readily available iron and zinc in the Australian diet, and the second largest contributor of omega-3s. As part of a healthy, balanced diet, red meat can help prevent iron and zinc deficiency, which can affect functions you need for everyday activities, like your memory, attention and learning.
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