Animal protein staples in America have traditionally been beef, pork and poultry. Until now, that is. American consumers are warming up to goat meat, a healthy protein choice that 75 percent of the world has been enjoying for a very long time.
Goat meat is leaner than beef and has just as many grams of protein per serving. It actually is lower in saturated fat than chicken. Goat meat also has more iron per serving than beef, pork, lamb or chicken.
“Consuming goat meat hasn’t been part of our culture, but its popularity is rising as people search for healthy, lean, hormone-free sources of protein,” said Lindsey Stevenson, a University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist…
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