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Brain Variety Meats and By-Products Fresh Pork

Pork, Fresh, Variety Meats and By-Products, Brain, Raw has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Niacin.

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 10.28 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is high.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Pork, Fresh, Variety Meats and By-Products, Brain, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 57, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein33%
 Calories from Fat67%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • High in Niacin
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Low in Sodium
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietAVERAGE
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C13.5 mg22.5%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.15 mg10.3%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.27 mg16.2%Top 30%High
Niacin4.3 mg21.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.19 mg9.5%Mid 40%Average
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium10 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.6 mg8.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium14 mg3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus282 mg28.2%Top 30%High
Potassium258 mg7.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium120 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.3 mg8.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.24 mg12%Top 30%High
Manganese0.09 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Selenium15.9 mcg22.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Starch0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein10.3 g20.6%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan132 mg
Threonine480 mg
Isoleucine475 mg
Leucine896 mg
Lysine808 mg
Methionine204 mg
Phenylalanine523 mg
Tyrosine431 mg
Valine586 mg
Arginine538 mg
Histidine276 mg
Aspartic Acid1028.1 mg
Glutamic Acid1201.8 mg
Glycine493 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat9.2 g14.2%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.1 g10.4%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids790 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids90 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water78.4 g
Ash1.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 127 Calories from Fat 83

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9.2 g 14.2%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g 10.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2195 mg 731.7%

Sodium 120 mg 5%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 10.3 g 20.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 22.5%

Calcium 1% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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