Who doesn’t like pork fried rice? It’s sticky rice fried in oil and mixed with tasty chunks of pork and vegetables. Not exactly the healthiest food out there, but it sure tastes great – especially along side a dish like sweet and sour chicken. How many calories in pork fried rice are there? Let’s find out.
One cup of traditional pork fried rice has 340 calories in it. In other words, it’s about as unhealthy as it sounds. To go along with the 340 calories, there are 13 grams of fat, 43 grams of carbs, 600 mg of sodium and 12 grams of protein.
Anyone trying to lose weight…or even maintain their current weight would be wise to lay off the pork fried rice. It’s really a lethal combination because of the high fat and carb content. Looking at the nutritional profile you will see that 35% of the calories come from fat, 51% come from carbs and then 14% from protein... Not good.
Losing weight is all about balance and moderation. It’s okay to enjoy some pork fried rice every now and then. Losing weight is not about abstinence – it’s more about boundaries. As long as 90-95% of your meals are healthy, low calorie and full of nutrition – then by all means enjoy pork fried rice every once in awhile. And while you’re at it, throw in some sweet and sour chicken too.
© 1997 - 2017 LosingWeight.com. All rights reserved.