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What is the loin section of pork?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

The cuts with the least fat come from the flavorful loin section. Cuts taken from the center loin are not only the lowest in fat but the tenderest and, thus, the most expensive. Tenderloin, with only 26 percent of its calories coming from fat, is the leanest of all pork cuts.

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