Chicken is something most of us non-vegetarian lovers take to but when it comes to mutton, there are many inhibitions. However, many do not realise that it has some health benefits as well. From maintaining muscles to improving your physical performance and preventing amenia, there are many good things about mutton. So here is a list of some health benefits your mutton dish has.

Muscle Maintenance

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Meat is a source of high-quality protein and contains nine amino acids which are complete proteins. These proteins are very important for maintaining muscle mass, especially for older adults.  

Physical Performance

Lamb helps in preserving muscle mass and is crucial for muscle functioning. The amino acid beta-alanine present in it is something that our body uses to produce carnosine, which is necessary for muscle function.

Anemia Prevention

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This is a common condition, where the individual has low levels of red blood cells and a decreased oxygen-carrying capacity of your blood. We normally find the symptoms when the person has been experiencing a lot of weakness and fatigue. What causes this disease? It the iron deficiency which leads to anemia but we can avoid the situation by consuming proper diet and meat plays an important role here as it contains heme-iron — a highly bioavailable form of iron.

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On The Negative Side

Mutton has been deemed evil as well by many as per studies. It is said that it increases the risk of cancer and heart disease. The simple reason being that it has contaminants and that high consumption of its processed and/or overcooked version is a cause for concern.

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