Pork Nutrition

New Zealand pork is nutritious and tastes delicious!

Pork also contains essential minerals such as zinc, selenium, iron and magnesium which are vital for thyroid hormone production, immunity and a healthy, relaxed mind and body.

Pork is relatively low in fat compared to some other meats. A 120g grilled pork leg steak has only 3.5g of fat, with half of that being monounsaturated fat, known to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol. Compare this to a chicken leg, which has 11.1g fat.

To find delicious and nutritious NZ pork recipes, visit our recipe website pork.co.nz