Heart-Healthy Recipes with Pork - National Pork Board

Heart-Healthy Recipes with Pork

✔️ Both pork tenderloin and pork sirloin roast are considered extra lean and meet the American Heart Association requirements for its Heart-Check Food Certification Program.

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Pork Sirloin Roast

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Extra Lean Pork

  • Preserves lean muscle to help maintain weight loss 1
  • Excellent source of 7 essential vitamins and minerals 2
  • Consuming lean red meat doesn’t negatively influence cardiovascular disease risk factors 3

1 Leidy HJ, Carnell NS, Mattes RD, Campbell WW. Higher Protein Intake Preserves Lean Mass and Satiety with Weight Loss in Pre-obese and Obese Women. Obesity. 2007;15(2):421-429. doi:10.1038/oby.2007.531
2 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, 2019. fdc.nal.usda.gov.
3 O’Connor LE, Kim JE, Campbell WW. Total red meat intake of ≥0.5 servings/d does not negatively influence cardiovascular disease risk factors: a systemically searched meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;105(1):57-69. doi:10.3945/ajcn.116.142521