Nutrient Value of Pork Cuts
There are 13 key nutrients in pork - it really is a "powerhouse" of nutrition!
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*Based on values for 100 grams of broiled pork tenderloin; Source: Canadian Nutrient File 2007b
Pork is Low in Sodium
Fresh pork cuts are naturally low in sodium. There is an average 55 mg of sodium in a100 gram serving of pork; this is only 2 % of the Daily Value for sodium. Pork that is processed (ham, bacon, etc) or pork labeled as "seasoned" will have added sodium (check the label).
Pork is Trans Fat free
Pork contains no trans or hydrogenated fats, naturally. The only meats that contain trans fat are from ruminant animals (beef, lamb, goat ).
Nutrient Value of Canadian Pork
There are a wide variety of fresh and cured (processed) pork cuts. To find the nutrient facts about your favourite pork cuts, download this PDF file featuring the Nutrient Value of Canadian Pork found in Fresh and Cured Pork Cuts.