*EAT GOAT MEAT! IT IS A HEALTHY CHOICE! (Part 1)*

*#HotAmala+Ewedu+ Gbegiri+Ogunfe*

*Goat meat* popularly *'earns the πŸ‘ like buttons'* of a vast majority of Nigerians no matter their tribe.

*It's juicy, tasty, succulent and mouth watering taste when cooked, roasted or grilled is unparalleled.*

The he-goat with its much stronger smell and tender flesh is better chosen for such delicacies as *isi-ewu, Nkwobi,Asun,Ogunfe stew* amongst others.

Known to the English as *Chevon or mutton,the goat meat has a range of health benefits to offer*

πŸ‘‰ *It is lower in calories, total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than lamb, beef, turkey and chicken*

πŸ‘‰ *It helps improve blood cholesterol levels and helps stabilize heart rhythms because It has more unsaturated than saturated fats*

πŸ‘‰ *It is a good source of _conjugated linoleic acid(CLA)_,a fatty acid that may help prevent cancer and other inflammatory conditions*

πŸ‘‰ *Its high iron content(3mg/100g of goat meat) help prevent anaemia during pregnancy in both mother and baby.*

πŸ‘‰ *It helps reduce the risk of birth defects in babies such as neural tube defects etc.*

πŸ‘‰ *Packed with potassium and low in sodium, it helps control blood pressure and prevent kidney disease and stroke.*

πŸ‘‰ *Its high content of vitamin B12,helps beat stress and gives a healthy skin.*

πŸ‘‰ *It's high amount of lean proteins and low saturated fat helps to control weight and reduces obesity*

πŸ‘‰ *It helps with iron recovery among menstruating women.*

*...amongst others*

❗Did you know that although *both goat and adult sheep meat are called mutton,the latter is cheaper, less nutritious and higher in cholesterol as compared to the former?*

*Not many people know exactly which of these two meats they buy as mutton...*

*Not many people cook their goat meat the right way...*

*Do you?*

*Yours to healthy eating*
_LASAKI KAWTHAR_
*Teeara's NuTalkΒ .*