Why eat pork?

Information & Nutrition

Pork is the culinary name for meat from a domestic pig. It is the most commonly consumed red meat worldwide.

Why should you incorporate more pork into your diet?

To start with, pork is a high-protein food. The protein content of lean, cooked pork is around 26%, measured by the fresh weight. As you know protein is important for muscle building and keeping our organs healthy.

Pork also contains 9 essential amino acids needed for normal body growth and maintenance.

Bearing this in mind, pork can be beneficial for bodybuilders, athletes and anyone who need to build or repair muscles.

Pork is loaded with vitamins and minerals including Thiamine, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Iron.

How should you prepare Pork?

For the best eating experience, lean pork should not be overcooked. The meat is at its most succulent when the internal temperature hits 60-70°C. During preparation, the fat melts away but the intramuscular fat remains, which ensures succulence. Always let your pork rest for a minimum of 3 minutes before carving to serve, this always the natural juices to redistribute after taking off from the heat.

Find inspiration on our recipe page and treat your loved ones with healthy and delicious pork meals, ENJOY!

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