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What is pork muscle?

The most tender cuts of pork are from the rib and loin. It's where the expression "high on the hog" comes from. The most desirable cuts of meat come from higher up on the animal. By contrast, the shank and shoulder muscles produce the toughest cuts.

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Keeping this in consideration, what is pork muscle meat?

The main muscle pork loin (Main Muscle) comes from a short pork loin that has been trimmed with the secondary muscle band on the flank side as well as the superficial fat. In addition, the striated meat that runs along the Spinalis dorsi will be trimmed to leave only the main muscle (Longisimus dorsi).

One may also ask, what part of the pig is the ham? Ham comes from the hind legs. Ham is preserved pork. There is such a thing as a “fresh ham”. It's the hind leg of pork that has not been preserved.

In this way, why Pork is bad for health?

Eating pork products, which are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and saturated fat, is a good way to increase your waistline and increase your chances of developing deadly diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, asthma, and impotence.

What is pork leg meat?

LEG. A leg is usually roasted whole, but it can also be boned and cut into smaller roasting joints, or thinly sliced to make steaks called escalopes. Pork legs are low in fat and can be quite dry when slow-roasted. Many are cured to make ham.

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