Is Pork Healthier Than Beef?

Is Pork Healthier Than Beef?

Is Pork Healthier Than Beef?

Some lean cuts of pork contain less fat and calories than similar lean cuts of beef, but not all. Depending on the cut, 3 ounces of lean pork contains 120 to 173 calories and 3 to 8 grams of fat compared to lean beef cuts, which contain 141 to 175 calories and anywhere from 4 to 8.1 grams of fat.

A 3-ounce serving of pork tenderloin contains 120 calories and 3 grams of fat, while 3 ounces of beef tenderloin contains 175 calories and 8.1 grams of fat. On the other hand, 3 ounces of pork sirloin roast contains 173 calories and 8 grams of fat compared to 3 ounces of beef eye of round, which contains only 141 calories and 4 grams of fat.