Popular Pork Cuts & Nutritional Values
How Does Pork Compare To Other Meats?
Meat and Your Diet
Variety is the key to healthy eating. Including a variety of foods including meat, poultry, fish, and meat alternatives in your diet is what makes eating pleasurable, and also ensures an adequate intake of various essential nutrients from the Meat and Alternatives food group. Meat and Alternatives typically provide you with protein, fat, fat-soluble vitamins, iron, zinc, magnesium and B vitamins. Lean pork is a tasty and nutrient-rich choice, comparing well with other nutritious meat, poultry and fish choices.
Source: Canadian Nutrient File, 2007b
*Cholesterol value not calculated in 2007. *Value is from 2001
**Daily recommended intake cased on female aged 19-50 years (2001, National Academy of Science