Pork’s Perfect for Low-Carb Diets
|Many people are choosing to limit carbohydrates and eat more protein to lose weight or reduce their intake of refined sugar.|
In case you haven’t heard, pork is a great source of high-quality protein. A 3-ounce serving of pork tenderloin has 24 grams of high-quality protein, with only 4 grams of fat and – of course – zero carbohydrates
Healthful weight control involves eating a variety of foods and getting regular physical activity. Lean protein can be helpful by providing a feeling of fullness at meals, thereby reducing the urge to overeat later. Click here to learn more about pork’s role in eating well and staying healthy. (This is a PDF File.)
On a Low Carb Diet?
These are the foods you may eat liberally during Induction:
*Oysters and mussels are higher in carbs than other shellfish, so limit them to four ounces per day.
**Processed meats, such as ham, bacon, pepperoni, salami, hot dogs and other luncheon meats—and some fish—may be cured with added sugar and will contribute carbs.
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Last Updated: Sunday, April 26, 2009 03:55 PM