Lamb is richer in iron than chicken or fish. Being rich in high-quality protein and many vitamins and minerals, lamb can be an excellent component of a healthy diet.
The protein content of lean, cooked lamb is usually 25-26%. The fat content may range from 17-21%. Contains slightly higher levels of saturated fat than beef and pork. Lamb is a rich source of Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Niacin and Phosphorus.