Nutritional Facts

Good For Your Health

Goat meat is 50% – 65% lower in fat than similarly prepared beef, but has a similar protein content. The Us department of Agriculture also has reported that saturated fat in cooked goat meat is 40% less than that of chicken, even with the skin removed.

3 oz. cooked
(Roasted)
Calories Fat
(Gr.)
Sat’d Fat
(Gr.)
Protein
(Mg.)
Iron
(Gr.)
Goat 122  2.58  .79  23  3.3
Beef 245 16 6.8 23 2.9
Pork 310 24 8.7 21 2.7
Lamb 235 16 7.3 22 1.4
Chicken 120  3.5  1.1  21  1.5
Source: USDA Handbook #8, 1989, Nutritive value foods, Home and Garden Bulletin #72, USDA, Washington DC, US. Government Printing Office 1981

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