The Healthy Option

So, is Pork Crackling good for you?

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Yes, pork rinds are healthy, but just like any food, consume it in moderation. You don’t want to be pigging out on this wonderful snack that you’ll forget to supply yourself with other nutritious food in your diet, do you? Eating a handful of this snack will supply your body with gelatin, an unusable protein that can help protect your joints and improve sleeping conditions.

Although pig rinds are made from pigskin and cooked by deep frying, they contain zero carbohydrates. In every ounce of serving, they contain 17 grams of protein and 9 grams fat, according to Men’s Health. This makes them healthier than most junk foods as it contains nine times more protein than the same serving of potato chips.

Best of all, their fat content are made of 43% unsaturated fat, which according to the Dietitians Association of Australia are healthy fats that can help reduce the risk of heart disease. More specifically, they contain oleic acid, which is the same unsaturated fat contained in olive oil. Stearic acid, the type of saturated fat that can be found in this food is pretty harmless because it doesn’t increase cholesterol levels.

According to scientific research, it is now a proven fact that Pork Rinds actually does have health benefits! IT IS HOWEVER VERY VERY IMPORTANT TO REITERATE THAT EVEN HEALTH FOODS MUST ALWAYS BE CONSUMED IN MODERATION!!!

Studies done at the KG Jebsen center for diabetes research at the University of Bergen has released results that state the healthy aspect of the moderate consumption of saturated fat products such as pork crackling. Please read the details and medical facts by visiting:

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