The following ‘ quote ‘ seems to be all over the web, on loads of scratchings websites. “Two-thirds of all the fat in a pork scratching is actually mono and polyunsaturated fats, beneficial for heart health, with 13 per cent of its fat coming from stearic acid, a type of saturated fat that doesn’t raise cholesterol levels.
Is scratching pork bad for You?
“Two-thirds of all the fat in a pork scratching is actually mono and polyunsaturated fats, beneficial for heart health, with 13 per cent of its fat coming from stearic acid, a type of saturated fat that doesn’t raise cholesterol levels.
Then, what can I make with pork scratchings?
While the pork scratchings are cooking, make an easy apple sauce for dipping and dunking. Peel, core and roughly chop 2 cooking apples and 1 eating apple. Place in a pan with 1 teaspoon of golden caster sugar and a glug of apple cider and leave to bubble away, stirring occasionally, until it’s broken down into a thick, delicious sauce.
You might be thinking “Are pork scratchings good for high blood pressure?”
If you have high blood pressure and should be avoiding salt and you go and eat 30 bags a day… then yeah, probably… eating pork scratchings is not going to help your already bad situation. But, if you are fit and healthy and like the odd bag every now and then, then pork scratchings are probably OK to eat.
Are pork scratchings bad for diabetics?
6 ‘junk Foods’ That Aren’t As Bad As You Think – Diabetes Blog #6 Pork scratchings (the proper ones, not the crisps!) Pork scratchings are actually fairly easy on your blood glucose levels since theyre pretty much just fat and sodium.
Pork scratchings contain very little sugar and are pretty much just protein, fat and salt, and so they can be fairly easy on your blood glucose levels, particularly if you just feel a bit peckish and don’t want to mess around too much with insulin. But we are by no means experts on nutrition and diabetes.
How many calories are in pork scratchings?
A 60g packet of pork scratchings may contain 375 kcal; 29g of fat; 0.65g of sodium (a quarter of our recommended daily intake).
Are pork rinds bad for You?
Pork rinds are not a good source of vitamins and minerals. Unlike potato or tortilla chips, pork rinds have no carbohydrates. They’re high in fat and protein, which makes them popular with people who are on low-carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins Diet or a keto or paleo diet plan.