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Pork Fat Might Have Some Health Benefits, According To Science

2018-05-12 19:47
Science says pork fat might be good for you. It’s more nutritious than lamb, beef fat, and even some vegetables, as well as a good source of B vitamins and minerals. In a list of the 100 most nutritious food compiled by scientists, it ranked number 8. They studied more than 1,000 foods and gave them a score. Pork fat has a score of 73 — the higher the score, the more likely it’ll meet your daily nutritional needs. When combined with other foods, pure lard doesn’t have any trans fats and it’s 60% monounsaturated fat that can lower the risk of heart disease. Almonds took first place, with a nutritional score of 97. The nuts have a lot of monounsaturated fatty acids which might help with diabetes and promote cardiovascular health.