Is lamb considered red meat?


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Lamb is considered red meat. WH Foods suggests eating only grass-fed lamb, as it can offer multiple health benefits for humans. Lamb meat contains a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids and is considered an excellent source of protein.

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Is lamb considered red meat?
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The shoulder of the lamb is best for preparing stew. Cooking the meat in this manner keeps it tender and moist. The breast or shank of the lamb is best when braised. Rack of lamb can be roasted or broiled. The loin of the lamb can be braised with red wine, rosemary and garlic. Lamb can also be served with a yogurt-based sauce that contains fresh mint leaves, garlic and cayenne pepper.

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