Muslims across the country will be celebrating Eid Al-Adha, or Bakra Eid, on August 23, 2018.
So, on this particular day, if you are throwing an Eid party, we have a list of health benefits goat meat can give you.
Goat meat is the most commonly consumed meat all over the world -- it is also known as chevon or mutton. When compared to many other traditional types of meat, mutton is actually considered to be very nutritional food for our health.
Mutton is loaded with all the required healthy nutrients for the body. It contains high protein level, high iron level and low-fat level.
Red meat contains vitamin B, vitamin E, vitamin K, choline, protein, natural fats, betaine, cholesterol, amino acids, minerals, omega 3 fatty acids and omega 6 fatty acids.
Goats can digest up to 600 different types of herbs, which makes goat meat unique in its own way. That is more than a sheep and cow can do.
That makes the nutrition value of goat meat very rich. The cholesterol level in goat meat is much low as compared to other meats.
Bakrid, literally means 'feast of the sacrifice', as it is a feast on delicious mutton delicacies so it will be good for to you to know some of the health benefits mutton provide:
Low level of saturated fat and cholesterol
Goat meat contains low saturated fats and cholesterol -- it reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and other chronic problems and is safe for the heart.
Unsaturated fats present in mutton provides you relief from inflammations and improves your blood cholesterol levels.
Keeps your heart healthy
Goat meat helps in maintaining heart rate, lowers down the blood pressure and reduces the risk of atherosclerosis, coronary heart diseases and keeps your heart healthy.
Reduces the risk of obesity
Goat meat contains lean proteins in high amount, acts as a hunger suppressing agent.
The low saturated fat present in the mutton keeps your stomach full for a longer time and thus helps in controlling weight and reduces the risk of obesity.
Full of vitamins and nutrients
Goat meat contains lots of vitamins and nutrients which help in burning fat. It has more Vitamin A (retinol), B1 (thiamine) and B2 (riboflavin). The cholesterol level in goat meat is several times lower compared to other meats.
Healthier than beef
In Bakrid, one of our most favourite delicacies is mutton biryani; whereas previously people use to prepare beef, it is not good for health.
The health benefits of the goat meat are numerous as it contains more unsaturated fatty acids than beef.
The saturated fat content in beef is high, which can increase your blood cholesterol, whereas in goat meat, it is 8.5 times lower than beef. The low saturated fat present in the mutton keeps your stomach full.