Love Pork Love Pork

Did you know?

Not only can pork be low in fat and saturated fat*, but it is also naturally rich in protein, naturally low in salt and provides nine essential vitamins and minerals that contribute to good health: vitamin B1, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.

*based on pork loin medallions and pork fillet, trimmed of visible fat

Why not give one of our specially created healthy* pork recipes a try?  You can also find out more about the different  available or information about how to cook pork and how to store pork.

*We’ve selected these delicious pork recipes as none of them are high (red) in fat, saturated fat, salt or sugars as defined by UK government in respect of food labelling.  

A varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle are recommended for good health.

Pork medallions are just as healthy as chicken breast*

*Both pork and chicken are naturally rich in protein.  Protein helps muscle growth.  This relates to pork loin medallions and fillet medallions trimmed of visible fat and to skinless chicken breast.

 

Pork medallions are low in fat*

*This relates to pork fillet medallions and loin medallions trimmed of visible fat.  Advice provided by AHDB in consultation with Trading Standards.

 

Protein is needed for normal development of children's bones

Pork is naturally rich in protein.  Protein is needed for normal growth and development of children's bones.

 

Pork in naturally rich in protein

 Pork is naturally rich in protein.

 

Pork is a source of 4 essential vitamins and minerals* that help the immune system to work normally.

*Vitamin B6, vitamin B12, zinc and selenium.

 

Pork is naturally low in sodium

Pork is naturally low in sodium.  Reducing consumption of sodium supports normal blood pressure.

 

Pork provides essential vitamins that help reduce tiredness and fatigue

Pork provides essential vitamins* that help reduce tiredness and fatigue.

*Niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid

 

Pork provides 9 vitamins and minerals that contribute towards good health

Pork provides 9 vitamins and minerals* that contribute towards good health.

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