Nutritional Information for Pork Baby Back Ribs


Baby back ribs are a staple of many restaurant menus and home grills. While this cut of pork my be flavorful, there are nutritional positives and negatives to consider before adding them to your diet.

Pork baby back ribs on plate
(Dennis Sabo/iStock/Getty Images)

One serving of pork baby back ribs is considered 2 ribs. Those who eat an entire rack of ribs may need to multiply this guide by 6-8.

Slices from rack of pork ribs
David Smith/iStock/Getty Images

There are a lot of calories to be had in 2 ribs simply because of the high amount of both protein and fat. One serving has 234 calories.

BBQ grill with racks of baby back ribs
stu99/iStock/Getty Images

Pork baby back ribs are high in both saturated fat and monounsaturated fat. One serving has 7 g of both types of fat. Overall, one serving has 18 g of fat, 28 percent of your daily allowance of fat.

Pork ribs with fries and cole slaw
Paul Binet/iStock/Getty Images

Like most types of meat, baby back ribs are high in cholesterol. There is 27 percent of your daily recommended amount of cholesterol per serving. High levels of cholesterol can lead to heart health issues.

Pork ribs being barbequed
Joao Virissimo/Hemera/Getty Images

Pork baby back ribs are also a great source of protein. There are 18 g of protein in every serving of baby back ribs. This is 36 percent of your daily value of protein, an important part of muscle growth and muscle repair.

Pork baby back ribs on grill
bbourdages/iStock/Getty Images

Related Searches


Promoted By Zergnet


Related Searches

Check It Out

This Is the Beauty Routine of a Yelp Sales Manager

Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!