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Mutton

Non-vegetarian

Taste Profile

Mutton's flavor is strong and gamey.

Usage Tips

  1. Buy only the required amount of the mutton. If bought in excess, cover and store in the freezer.

Common names and forms

  1. Mutton fat

Description

Mutton is meat from a sheep that is older than one year. It has a deep red color and contains a considerable amount of fat. In the Indian subcontinent it is also used to refer to goat meat. The cuisines best known for mutton include African cuisine, Middle Eastern, North African, Indian, Indonesian, Nepali, Pakistani, Mexican, and Caribbean (Haiti).

Health benefits

  • Mutton contains B group vitamins, selenium and choline which helps to prevent cancer.(1)
  • It is rich in iron which thus improves the quality of blood and reduces inflammation too.(1)
  • It helps to treat menstrual pains.(1)
  • It also contains a vitamin called niacin, which helps to promote energy metabolism.(1)

Selection Guide

Buy mutton which has a bright color, good smell and is fresh. Avoid buying mutton which has a bad odour.

Note

Eating mutton in excess may cause weight gain and obesity.(2)

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