Vitamins & Minerals: Vitamin B1, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc
What it heals:
- Heart, muscle, and nervous system function
How it harms:
- High cholesterol
Thrifty cooks used to boast that when it came to pigs, they could use everything but the squeal. A pig yields chops and other cuts of fresh meat; cured or processed products, such as ham and bacon; and skin for gelatin.
Most cuts of fresh pork are leaner than they used to be because of selective breeding techniques. Lean roast pork is nutritionally lose to skinless poultry in its fat and calorie content