Do You Know the Cholesterol Level in Pork?

Q:
Do you know the cholesterol level in pork?

A:
Pork contains fewer calories per serving, so it is a popular alternative to beef. But it contains some cholesterol. Different kinds of pork have different cholesterol levels.

Low-Cholesterol Pork
Pork contains fewer than 60 milligrams of cholesterol per 3-ounce serving.

Medium-Cholesterol Pork
Pork contains about 60 to 70 milligrams per 3-ounce serving.

High-Cholesterol Pork
Pork contains about 80 milligrams of cholesterol per serving.

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