Science says pork fat might be good for you.
It’s more nutritious than lamb, beef fat, and even some vegetables, as well as a good source of B vitamins and minerals.
In a list of the 100 most nutritious food compiled by scientists, it ranked number 8.
They studied more than 1,000 foods and gave them a score.
Pork fat has a score of 73 — the higher the score, the more likely it’ll meet your daily nutritional needs.
When combined with other foods, pure lard doesn’t have any trans fats and it’s 60% monounsaturated fat that can lower the risk of heart disease.
Almonds took first place, with a nutritional score of 97.
The nuts have a lot of monounsaturated fatty acids which might help with diabetes and promote cardiovascular health.