If you are a recovering athlete, post-surgical patient, or someone who needs to build up or repair your muscles, consider including pork in your diet. Lean pork contains up to 89% protein, making it one of the richest dietary sources of protein. For the growth and maintenance of our bodies, look to pork for all the essential amino acids our bodies need.
Today is Crown Roast of Pork Day and while no one knows the origin of Crown Roast of Pork Day, a great way to celebrate and do your body good is to dine on lean pork. Crown Roast of Pork is a dish made by placing two sets of pork ribs on their sides with the bones pointing upward and arranging them into a circle so the ribs resemble the points on a crown. Whether you choose to enjoy pork in the form of a crown, as a tenderloin or just plain old ribs, pork is a healthy choice.