Healthy facts about pork you might not know

People pick pork for a number of reasons and, increasingly, for the health benefits it provides.

Pork cuts, such as trimmed pork fillet and pork loin medallions, are low in saturated fat. But, that's not all.

Take a look at the facts below to find out how eating lean pork contributes to good health and wellbeing, as part of a balanced diet and lifestyle:

  1. Pork is naturally rich in protein. Protein contributes to the maintenance and growth in muscle mass and is needed for normal growth and development of children’s bones.
  2. Pork is a source of zinc, selenium and vitamins B12 and B6, these help the immune system to work normally.
  3. Pork is a source of vitamins B12, B6, Niacin and Riboflavin – B vitamins that help reduce tiredness and fatigue as part of a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle.

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