100 grams of pork contains 14.5 grams of protein, 30.6 grams of fat, 1.2 grams of carbohydrates, 15 micrograms of vitamin A, 1.05 milligrams of vitamin C, 0.95 milligrams of vitamin E, 66 milligrams of cholesterol, 12 milligrams of calcium, 125 milligrams of phosphorus, 160 milligrams of potassium, and sodium 56.5 mg, iron 2.5 mg, zinc 0.82 mg, selenium 2.93 mg.
Pork protein is a complete protein, containing various amino acids necessary for the body, and the ratio of essential amino acids is close to the body’s needs, so it is easily absorbed and utilized by the body, and its nutritional value is very high.
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Therefore, pork is one of the best food sources of high-quality protein.
In addition, fatty pork contains a lot of unsaturated fatty acids that are beneficial to the body, and its unsaturated fatty acid content is much higher than that of beef and mutton.
But pork has a relatively high calorie content, 100 grams of pork has 250 calories.
Eating too much pork can easily lead to obesity. It is recommended to eat no more than 50 grams of pork per day.