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POPULAR PORK CUTS

Did you know that pork cuts come from four main areas:
Loin, Leg, Shoulder and Belly? From each of these areas, a variety of tasty cuts are made for you to get cooking at home.
* Cut photos compliments of Pork Marketing Canada & www.putporkonyourfork.com
PEI PORK - THE NUTRITIONAL POWERHOUSE
Pork is a great nutritional choice for you and your family. Here’s a sample of the nutrients found in pork, and how they support us!

IRON

  • Builds hemoglobin in red blood cells
  • Prevents nutritional anemia
  • Helps with energy production

PROTEIN

  • Builds & repairs body tissues
  • Regulates body processes
  • Forms antibodies to fight off infectionction

VITAMIN B1

  • Builds & repairs nerves & muscles
  • Maintains an appetite
  • Releases energy from carbohydratesction

RIBOFLAVIN

  • Releases energy from proteins
  • Maintains the nervous system
  • Builds & repairs body tissues
  • Maintains healthy skin & eyesction

VITAMIN B6

  • Releases energy from proteins
  • Helps transport amino acids
  • Helps form niacin (Vitamin B3)
  • Aids functioning of nervous system energy from proteins

FAT

  • Supplies energy
  • Protects & insulates body parts
  • Nourishes skin
  • Promotes normal growth
  • Transports vitamins A, D, E & K
  • Supplies essential fatty acids

VITAMIN B12

  • Maintains red blood cells
  • Ensures healthy nerve tissue
  • Helps produce genetic material
  • Supports cell function & metabolism

ZINC

  • Enhances and protects bones
  • Improves resistance to infection
  • Helps form hormones & enzymes
  • Develops & maintains immune systemoteins