Raw lamb has 80 calories per ounce or 282 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and protein.
76% of calories in raw lamb are from fat and 24% of calories are from protein.
The majority, or 76% of the calories in ground Raw Lamb are from fat. Raw lamb is high in total fat
, with 6.6 grams or 10% of recommended daily values per ounce. Most of the fat in raw lamb are healthier unsaturated fats.
Raw lamb contains 20.7 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in raw lamb.
- Total fat: 6.6 g
- Cholesterol: 20.7 mg
- Saturated fat: 2.9 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.7 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5 g
Raw lamb is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.12 grams for every ounce. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.12 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every ounce of raw lamb contains a total of 0.4 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in raw lamb comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- linoleic acid: 0.39 g
- other omega 6: 0.02 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in raw lamb is 3.4: 1.
Some other proteins with similar calories to raw lamb by weight: