Ground beef vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the differences between Ground beef and Lamb?
- Ground beef is higher in Vitamin B6, and Zinc, yet Lamb is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Vitamin B2.
- Lamb's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 16% more.
- Ground beef has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Lamb. While Ground beef has 0.311mg of Vitamin B6, Lamb has only 0.13mg.
- The amount of Saturated Fat in Ground beef is lower.
We used Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked types in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||3µg||0µg|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.008g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|