The Healthy Meat website has been developed by a team of qualified nutritionists who are committed to providing nutrition information about lamb and mutton based on recent scientific studies on South African lamb and mutton. You can read more about the findings of research done here in South Africa in this section.
We offer health information, news and the latest research on lamb and mutton and its nutrition contribution. The section Frequently Asked Questions will dissipate some of the more common MYTHS surrounding Lamb and Mutton.
Follow this link to "The Way Nature Intended” and find interesting facts about lamb and why eating remeat is save and good for you. Find everything about nutrients, vitamins and minerals, such as zinc and iron, in red meat. How much protein there is in it and what CLA is! Thus the section contains lots of educational information.
Nutrient-dense foods such as lean South African lamb and mutton should be consumed as part of a healthy, balanced diet to help meet your daily nutritional needs, without contributing to excessive energy intake or increasing your risk for developing diseases of the lifestyle. Read more in “Health and Wellness” to understand what Iron deficiency or Iron deficiency anaemia is and how it can be overcome with a food based approach. Iron deficiency is the most common deficiency in the world. Read about the symptoms of iron deficiency and how to overcome this high risk in infants. Iron regulation and how it works is explained here. Zinc deficiency during pregnancy is a real risk it can lead to Spina bifoda and Anencephaly in infants. Zinc defiency may lead to Diarrhoea and Growth retardation. Diabetes reduces life expectancy by half this can be corrected with diet and lifestyle. Correct diabetes or prevent diabetes by maintaining blood glucose levels. Diabetes is becoming more and more prevalent in our society and more concerning amongst our children, read more about it in this section.
South African lamb is classified as lean meat, as the average fat % in a serving of lamb is less than 10 %! This makes South African lamb a healthy lean meat choice loaded with essential vitamins and minerals that are needed by your body.