Nutrient Value of Canadian Pork

Nutrient Value of Canadian Pork Table

  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1)

    • builds & repairs nerves & muscles

    • maintains an appetite

    • releases energy from carbohydrates

  • Riboflavin  

    • releases energy from proteins

    • maintains the nervous system

    • builds & repairs body tissues

    • maintains healthy skin & eyes

  • Niacin (Vitamin B3)

    • releases energy from foods 

    • maintains healthy skin 

    • maintains the digestive tract 

    • protects the nervous system

  • Vitamin B6 

    • releases energy from proteins

    • helps transport amino acids

    • helps form niacin (Vitamin B3)

    • aids functioning of nervous system

  • Vitamin B12 

    •  maintains red blood cells

    • ensures healthy nerve tissue

    • helps produce genetic material

    • supports cell function & metabolism

  • Iron

    • builds hemoglobin in red blood cells

    • prevents nutritional anemia

    • helps with energy production

  • Fat

    • supplies energy

    • protects & insulates body parts

    • nourishes skin

    • promotes normal growth

    • transports vitamins A, D, E & K

    • supplies essential fatty acids

  • Zinc

    • enhances and protects bones

    • improves resistance to infection

    • helps form hormones & enzymes

    • develops & maintains immune system

  • Pantothenic Acid

    • releases energy from foods

    • forms cholesterol, hormones & hemoglobin

  • Protein

    • builds & repairs body tissues

    • regulates body processes

    • forms antibodies to fight off infection