If you’re looking for the healthiest pork options, you want lean cuts — tenderloin, loin chops and sirloin roast. Baked ham and lunch meat fall somewhere in the middle when it comes to fat and calories.
Remember, as with other meats, pork is safe when cooked to the proper internal temperature (it’s 160F for pork).
A typical Pork Tenderloin actually provides a fair amount of nutrients:
- Calories: 96 calories
- Total Fat: 3 grams
- Saturated Fat: 1 grams
- Cholesterol: 48 milligrams
- Protein: 18 grams
- Iron 6%
- Thiamin 45%
- Niacin 30%
- B6 27%
- B12 6%
Our Friends from the Sea and other Aquatic places have enormous health benefits:
High in Omega 3!
Eat fish and skip the defibrillator.
Well, maybe it’s not that easy, but fish does contain large amounts of Omega 3 which has been shown to aid the prevention of heart disease.
Fish is also a natural inflammation reduction agent, many would say it’s better at it than over the counter drugs like ibuprofen.
Fish also may be helpful against the onset of diabetes. Apparently there is much evidence to suggest that fish has a counter acting ability to help one guard against insulin resistance and the proteins that cause inflammation.