Nutrition for Raw Pork Belly (raw)

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Raw Pork Belly Nutrition Summary

One ounce of raw raw pork belly (28.3 grams) contains 146 calories and 2.6 grams of protein. Raw pork belly consist of 37% water, 9% protein, 53% fat, and less than 1% of carbohydrates.

Raw pork belly is a source of potassium, thiamin (Vitamin B1) and phosphorus.

In one ounce of raw raw pork belly:

  • Calories: 146
  • Protein: 2.6 g
  • Fat: 15 g, (Saturated: 5.5 g)
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
  • Sodium: 9 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar or dietary fiber in raw pork belly.

See the Raw Pork Belly Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Pork, fresh, belly, raw.

Calories in Raw Pork Belly

Raw pork belly has 146 calories per ounce or 517 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.

93 percent of calories in raw pork belly are from fat and 7% of calories are from protein.

Calories from Fat

The majority, or 93% of the calories in raw raw pork belly are from fat. Raw pork belly is high in total fat, with 15 grams or 23% of recommended daily values per oz. Raw Pork Belly is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in raw pork belly are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 15 g
  • Saturated fat: 5.5 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol in raw pork belly.

Omega-3 and Omega-6 in Raw Pork Belly

Raw pork belly is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.14 grams for every oz. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid. [2]

  • alpha linoleic acid: 0.14 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every ounce of raw pork belly contains a total of 1.5 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in raw pork belly comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 1.42 g
  • other omega 6: 0.04 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in raw pork belly is 10.4: 1.

Calories Similar to Raw Pork Belly

Some other proteins with similar calories to raw pork belly by weight:

Protein in Raw Pork Belly

An excellent source of protein, a single ounce of raw pork belly contains 5% of recommended daily values or 2.6 grams of protein. However, the protein in raw pork belly is not complete, meaning it does not contain all 9 essential amino acids. Specifically, raw pork belly is low in tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, valine and histidine.

  • Protein: 2.64 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, valine or histidine in raw pork belly.

Protein Similar to Raw Pork Belly

Some other proteins with similar amounts of protein to raw pork belly by weight:

Vitamins and Minerals in Raw Pork Belly

Raw raw pork belly is a source of potassium, thiamin (Vitamin B1) and phosphorus. It also contains significant amounts of riboflavin (Vitamin B2), niacin (Vitamin B3) and Vitamin B12.

Vitamins in raw pork belly (1 oz):
  • Vitamin a: 0.8 ug
  • Thiamin: 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin b6: < 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin c: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin e: 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 0.3 ug
  • Vitamin b12: 0.2 ug
Minerals in raw pork belly (1 oz):
  • Calcium: 1.4 mg
  • Potassium: 52.3 mg
  • Iron: 0.1 mg
  • Magnesium: 1.1 mg
  • Zinc: 0.3 mg
  • Selenium: 2.3 ug
  • Phosphorus: 30.5 mg
  • Copper: < 0.1 mg
There is no significant amounts of manganese, choline, pantothenic acid or vitamin k in raw pork belly.

Raw Pork Belly Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.


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