Health benefits of pork

Pork is the meat of domestic pig.It is the most commomly consumed red meat worldwide,especially in eastern asia but its consumption is prohibited in certain religions such as Islamic and Judaism.It is often eaten unprocessed.

  • High protein content,The protein content of lean,cooked pork is around 26% of fresh weight
  • Rich source of selenium
  • Rich source of zinc which is essential for healthy brain and good immune system
  • Rich source of Vitamin B12 which is necessary for blood formation
  • Improved exercise performance
  • High quantity of B1 which is vital for growth and repair of muscles
  • Maintains skin health
  • Maintains proper functioning of nervous system
  • Boosts bone health
  • Boosts the immune system

Nutrition fact of pork per 85g
Energy 167 kcal
total fat 8 g
saturated fat 3 g
trans fat 0 g
cholestrol 62 mg
sodium 37 mg
total carbohydrates 0 g
dietary fiber 0 g
sugar 0 g
protein 23 g

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