Pork: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients


Pork, thanks to its high fat content, is good for warming the body and restoring strength. It is rich in magnesium and zinc, which have a positive effect on the potency and the cardiovascular system. Also pork contains the amino acid lysine, which is necessary for normal bone formation. One serving of pork liver can provide a person with a month’s supply of vitamin B12, while the bacon, so beloved by Ukrainians, contains selenium and arachidonic acid, so it is a remedy for depression and a kind of factory for the production of important hormones.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories

Vitamins (mg)

  • A: 0,001
  • B1: 0,52
  • B2: 0,14
  • B3: 2,6
  • B5: 0,47
  • B6: 0,33
  • B9: 4,1
  • C: 0,001
  • E: 0,4

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 242
  • Calcium, Ca: 7
  • Magnesium, Mg: 21
  • Sodium, Na: 51
  • Phosphorus, P: 164
  • Iron, Fe: 1,7

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