Booma Goat meat is an ideal choice for the health conscious consumer, its a tasty, lean meat with a full rounded flavor.
Goat meat, is lower in calories, cholesterol and fat compared with beef, chicken, pork & lamb.
Goat Meat Facts
Goat meat comprises 63 percent of all red meat that is consumed worldwide. Currently, goats are the main source of animal protein in many North African, Middle and far Eastern nations. It is considered a delicacy in many Mediterranean countries and is also important in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and other tropical regions.
Goat meat is usually sold as Capretto & Chevon.
Capretto – an Italian term for kid goat, they are milk fed goats aged under 4mths.
Chevon – Grass fed kids aged up to 14 months old
Nutritional Benefits of Goatmeat
- Goat meat is an ideal choice for the health-conscious consumer, being established as a lean meat with favourable nutritional qualities
- Lower in calories, total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than other traditional meats
- Goat meat has higher levels of iron (3.2 mg) when compared to a similar serving size of beef (2.9 mg), pork (2.7 mg), lamb (1.4 mg), and chicken (1.5 mg).
- Goat meat also contains higher potassium content with lower sodium levels
Goat Meat Nutrition Comparative Chart
|Per 100gms (3oz). Cooked|
|Sat Fat (g)||0.79||1.7||3||2.9||2.9|