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Meat from the fully grown sheep, Ovis aries. (Lamb is from animals under 1 year old.) Depending on the cut, protein ranges are 12–18%; fat, 13–32%; energy, 195–380 kcal (820–1 600 kJ). A 150‐g portion of fillet (5% fat) is a rich source of protein and niacin; a good source of vitamin B2; a source of iron and vitamin B1; supplies 180 kcal (750 kJ).

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.


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