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).