The Benefits of Lamb Meat Will Surprise You

Yes, lamb meat is tender, distinctive, very tasty, and easy to cook. It is the most consumed red meat.  But did you know that lamb meat is one of the most nutritious red meats! Lamb meat is the meat of a sheep in its first year. That’s when the sheep is between 1 and 12 months old.

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Contains High-Quality Protein

Lamb meat contains high-quality protein, but it contains low amounts of fat. That depends on the lamb’s cut, diet, age, and gender. The lamb meat that has the best nutrients is the one that is pasture raised and naturally grass- feed; was not given any antibiotics or hormones.

Rich in Many Healthy Fats

Lamb is a nutrient-dense food. Half the fat in the lamb is the good unsaturated fats. Lamb contains good unsaturated fats more than other red meats.  The meat is rich in many healthy fats, including Omega-3, high-quality proteins, and many vitamins and minerals.

Contains Ruminant Trans Fat

Lamb contains ruminant trans fat, but ruminant trans are beneficial to health, unlike trans fat from processed food products. It also contains the highest amounts of conjugated linoleic acid than other ruminant red meat.

Contains All Essential Amino Acids (proteins)

Lamb meat contains all of the essential amino acids (proteins) needed for the body’s growth and maintenance.

Contains Many B Vitamins

It contains many B vitamins such as, vitamin B12, B3 (Niacin), B2 (Riboflavin), B1 (Thiamine), which are important for the metabolic reaction of the body and help helps prevent infections.  B vitamins are also good for cell health, the growth of red blood cells, energy levels, good eyesight, healthy brain function, proper nerve function, and muscle tone.

Ideal Source for Iron

Lamb meat is an ideal source of Iron especially the liver. The lamb contains heme iron, which is absorbed and digested much easier than Iron found in plant food.

Contains the Best Types of Zinc

It also contains zinc which is absorbed better than any other zinc source. The zinc is important for growth and healing, and for a healthy immune system.

Contains Phosphorus and Selenium

It also contains phosphorus that keeps the bones healthy and contains selenium which is a powerful antioxidant.

Contains Copper and Iron

The copper with iron that lamb meat contains helps the body to form red blood cells and maintain healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves, and immune function.

A Good Source of Powerful Antioxidants

It also contains taurine, an antioxidant amino acid, creatinine, an energy source for muscles, glutathione, a powerful antioxidant, conjugated linoleic acid or omega-6 fatty acid, which is ruminant trans fats, and cholesterol that does not have significant effects on levels of cholesterol in the blood.

Improves Muscle Function and Performance

Lamb meat help promote the growth and maintenance of muscle mass since it contains high-quality proteins. Lamb meat improves physical performance and muscle function and performance. Eating lamb meat helps build and repair muscle tissue and increases wound healing. Therefore, eating lamb meat is beneficial for athletes and post-surgical patients.

Helps Prevent Anemia

Lamb meat helps to prevent from anemia since it is rich in Iron. It increases the composition of red blood cells and increases the proportion of hemoglobin in the blood. It improves blood flow and oxygen delivery to cells.

Fights the Signs of Aging

It fights the aging signs because the antioxidants in the lamb meat strengthen the immune system and the weak structure. It helps bone building and the growth of tissues and prevents fragility. It also helps reduce the risk of bone fractures, particularly in older people.

Produces Energy in the Body

Lamb meat helps the body to produce energy. It helps to promote metabolism in the body. It also improves the performance of enzymes in the body which are proteins acting as a catalyst within living cells to facilitate chemical reactions. Lamb protects the body’s cells from damage, and it helps to reduce the proportion of harmful substances in the body.

Attention

The information above is true for grass-fed lamb meat that was not given antibiotics or hormones, and is eaten in moderation. Lamb meat if fried or hydrogenated fats were used while cooking, it might lose its benefits. It is recommended to grill or boil the meat to make your favorite dish. It is preferred to eat lamb with vegetable dishes than with a high carbohydrate meal.

 

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Eat Like a Champ – UFC Khabib Nurmagomedov

النظام الغذائي للبطل حبيب نورمحمدوف

حبيب نورمحمدوف الملقب بالنسر، هو البطل الجديد للوزن الخفيف في ال” يو اف سي” للفنون القتالية المختلطة. لقد نشأ حبيب في موطنه داغستان ويعتز كثيرا بقوميته واسلامه. فهو نشأ على مبادئ وأخلاق نبيلة ويظهر ذلك من خلال معاملته مع خصومه واصدقائه خلال السنوات الماضية لممارسته رياضة الفنون القتالية.ب


Eat Like a Champ – UFC Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov, nicknamed the Eagle, is the new Mixed Martial Arts UFC lightweight champion. Khabib grew up in his native Dagestan in Russia and is very proud of his nationality and culture. He grew up on noble principles and morals and shows this through his relationship with his opponents  and friends over the past years as a professional mixed martial artist.

طبعا لياقته البدنية ونشاطه ليست فقط من التمارين والتدريبات التي يمارسها. وانما ايضا بسبب اتباعه نظام غذائي شامل وصحي وبالذات بعد انتمائه لل “يو اف سي”. فكل من يريد أن يسير على نظام صحي أو يفقد بعض الوزن ممكن أن يتخذ نظام حبيب الغذائي كمثال.ب

واليكم نظامه الغذائي اليومي المكون من غذاء عضوي وطبيعي ويحتوي على جميع العناصر الغذائية الاساسية مثل البروتين والألياف وجميع الفيتامينات والمعادن التي يحتاجها الجسم.ب

قبل التدريب في الصباح، يتناول حبيب من كوب الى كوبين من الفواكه والخضروات الطازجة المخلوطة مثل السبانخ، موزة واحدة مع مصل الحليب، برعم الأرز البني أو مسحوق بروتين البازلاء. بعد هذه الوجبة الخفيفة، يأخذ ملعقة صغيرة من زيت السمك.ب

بعد التمرين، يتناول كوب من اللبن/الزبادي اليوناني مع ملعقتين كبيرتين من الجوز المفروم ونصف كوب من التوت الأزرق.ب

تتكون وجبة الغداء بشكل عام من سلطة خضراء مكونة من الخس والسبانخ والملفوف – كوب واحد لكل منها، مع الخيار والطماطم والفطر.أيضا، فهو يخلط البروتين في علبة من التونة مع الخل، الخردل، البصل الأخضر، والكرفس.ب

الوجبة الخفيفة بعد الظهر تتكون من 1-2 فلفل أحمر، شرائح الخيار، و 3 بيضات مسلوقة مع صفار واحد.ب

تتكون وجبة العشاء بشكل عام من حزمة واحدة من الهليون المشوي والكوسا مع زيت الزيتون وملح الهيمالايا الوردي. كما أنه يأكل 100 غرام من الدجاج أو الديك الرومي المشوي أو محمر بالفرن، ونصف كوب من الحبوب السوداء منخفضة الصوديوم مع صلصة طازجة مكونة من الطماطم والبصل والفلفل الحار والكزبرة والليمون والملح.ب

ويتناول وجبة مسائية خفيفة فقط إذا كان جائعا. وعادة ما تتكون من 60 غرام من الدجاج أو الديك الرومي وشرائح الخيار والكرفس.ب

كما لاحظتم، فإن نظام حبيب الغذائي مليئ بالعناصر الغذائية الأساسية وفي نفس الوقت يحتوي على القليل جدا من النشويات/الكربوهيدرات. هذا النظام يلائم الأصحاء والكثير من مرضى السكري والقلب والجهاز التنفسي وغيرها. فلذلك إذا أردتم أن تحافظوا على صحتكم، اتخذوا نظام غذائي مشابه للبطل حبيب نورمحمدوف. والف مبروك لحبيب على الفوز الكبير.ب


Khabib practices martial arts since childhood. He has not lost a fight of his 27 fights. Khabib won the fight against the Irish Conor McGregor on October 6, although the Conor tried to provoke Khabib in many ways to beat Khabib mentally. In spite of the intense provocation he received from Conor, as usual, he remained calm and balanced, until the end of the fight and his victory over Conor.

Of course, Khabib’s fitness is not just due to training and exercising. It is also because he follows a comprehensive and healthy diet especially after joining the UFC. You could follow a diet plan similar to Khaib’s if you want to get healthy or lose some weight.

His daily diet consists of all organic and natural foods, which contain all the nutrients such as protein, fiber and all the vitamins and minerals the body needs.

Before training in the morning, he eats 1-2 cups of blended fresh fruits and vegetables like spinach, 1 banana, 1 serving of whey, sprouted brown rice or pea protein powder. After this lite meal, he takes 1 teaspoon of fish oil.

After his workout, he eats 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt with 2 tbsp of chopped walnuts and 1/2 cup blueberries.

Khabib’s lunch generally consists of large green salad made up of romaine lettuce, spinach, and cabbage – one cup of each, topped with cucumbers, tomatoes, and mushrooms. Also, he mixes protein in 1 can of tuna tossed with vinegar, mustard, green onions, and celery.

For the afternoon snack, he eats 1-2 red peppers, 1 sliced cucumber, and 3 boiled eggs with 1 yolk.

His dinner generally consists of 1 bunch of grilled asparagus and zucchini lightly tossed in olive oil and Himalayan pink salt. He also eats 3-4 oz of chicken or turkey grilled or baked, 1/2 cup low sodium black beans with Pico De Gallo topping.

He eats a lite evening snack only if hungry. It usually consists of 2 oz of chicken or turkey and sliced cucumbers and celery.

As you have noticed, Khabib’s diet is full of essential nutrients and at the same time contains very little carbohydrates, which is suitable for many patients of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart, respiratory system and other diseases. At the same time, his diet suits any healthy person.