Chinese sticky pork with rice

Can pork really be low in fat?

For certain cuts, such as fillet medallions and loin medallions, these cuts contain less than 3% fat and less than 1.5% saturated fat.

So, in answer to the question, can pork be low in fat? Yes it can. There are several types of fat in the diet – all of which are required by the body except trans fats.

Eating foods lower in fat and saturated fat, such as pork medallions, and choosing vegetable fats for cooking, is a good way of achieving a healthy balance.

Take a look at some of our favourite healthy pork recipes.

Slice pork ramen in white bowl, up close shot

Is pork naturally high in protein?

Yes, all pork is naturally rich in protein, it is also low in sodium and provides nine vitamins and minerals1 that contribute towards good health and wellbeing.

Whilst many would instantly associate protein with bodybuilders wanting to maintain muscle mass and muscle growth, we all need protein to support bone maintenance and protein is needed for the normal growth and development of children’s bones.

1. Thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, zinc, pantothenic acid, potassium, phosphorus and selenium.