by MBC Team
Pork loin,facts

Pork loin cooked

  • Pork meat can be a good source of lean protein depending on the cut and preparation.
  • Pork meat contains all nine essential amino acids.
  • Pork meat contains both saturated and unsaturated fats in different amounts in the different parts.
  • Pork meat is an excellent source of thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, and phosphorus.
  • Pork meat is a good source of zinc and potassium.
  • Pork meat contains a number of bioactive meat compounds, such as creatine, taurine, and beta-alanine.
  • Frozen pork meat should be thawed in the refrigerator rather than at room temperature.
  • Due to possible contamination with parasites, consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat should be avoided.
  • Pork loin is a cut of pig meat made along the dorsal side of the rib cage.
  • The pork loin can be cut into portions such as cutlets (bone-in) or steaks (boneless).