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Pork Chops 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

According to the research of U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service, Americans consume practically 50 pounds of pork per human being every year.

Lean pork chops can be an good addition to a healthy food and also inclusion to a healthy keto menu diet, which is helps in weight lose.

You can also see Shrimp nutrition facts in previous article.

Nutrition facts of Pork Chops

1 chop (145g) Pork boneless, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled contains:

Calorie in Pork Chops

286, Calories

  • From 0.2(0.8 kJ), Carbohydrate
  • From 121(507 kJ), Fat
  • From 165(691 kJ), Protein
  • From 0.0(0.0 kJ), Alcohol

Protein & Amino Acids

38.6 g, Protein

Carbohydrates in Pork Chops

  • 0.0 g, Carbohydrate
  • 0.0 g, Dietary Fiber
  • 0.0 g, Starch
  • 0.0 g, Sugars

Fats & Fatty Acids

Total Fat 13.4g

  • 4.6g, Saturated Fat
  • Fat5.7g , Monounsaturated
  • Fat1.5g, Polyunsaturated
  • 0.1g, Total trans fatty acids
  • 0.1g, Total trans-monoenoic fatty acids
  • 0.0g, Total trans-polyenoic fatty acids
  • 58.0mg, Total Omega-3 fatty acids
  • 1340mg,Total Omega-6 fatty acids

Vitamins in Pork Chops

  • 7.3 IU, Vitamin A
  • 0.0 mg, vitamin C
  • 0.2 mg, vitamin E
  • 1.3 mcg, vitamin B12
  • 1.0 mg, Vitamin B6
  • 0.0 mcg, Vitamin B9 (Folate)
  • 0.9 mg, Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
  • 1.0 mg, Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)
  • 0.3 mg, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
  • 11.9 mg, Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
  • 0.0 mcg, vitamin K
  • 110 mg, Choline

Minerals in Pork Chops

  • 10.2 mg, Calcium, Ca
  • 63.8 mg, Sodium, Na
  • 3.0 mg, Zinc, Zn
  • 0.1 mg, copper, Cu
  • 37.7 mg, magnesium, Mg
  • 63.2 mcg, Selenium, Se
  • 334 mg, Phosphorus, P
  • 518 mg, Potassium, K
  • 0.9 mg, iron

Health Benefits of Pork Chops

  1. Improved workout performance
  2. Improved heart health
  3. Protect eye sight
  4. Control high blood pressure
  5. Cancer
  6. High level in Protein
  7. Helps Control Weight