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Why is Pork Bad for You

Updated on January 24, 2017

Many people don’t admit it but pork is really bad for health. Some just ignore this fact while others don’t know how pork is causing them harm. Whatever the cause may be, in this article I am going to expose the dirty truth about the pig!

A couple of years back I read a mind-blowing post on Facebook, (yes, this is the reason why I am writing this article) targeted to Muslims, explaining, why consuming pork is unlawful. Unfortunately, I cannot find that post any longer; otherwise I would have gladly shared it, as it would have provided a more clear insight on why pork should not be included in any human beings diet.

Pigs are dirty animals, period! No buts, no ifs, nothing. You cannot provide any defense at all for an animal that lives in its own dirt and consumes maggots, dirt, urine, decaying animal flesh and vegetables. According to research more than 100 viruses comes from pigs due to the consumption of such disgusting garbage. Most of the health problems that people are facing are due to the regular intake of pork. The most common virus that got everyone on his or her feet was the H1N1 virsue that caused a worldwide outbreak.

H1N1 Virus

The H1N1 virus is also known as the swine flu. It is named so because this type of disease is found in pigs. It is a respiratory disease and can be passed to any human who comes in contact with an infected pig, thus further spreading the disease to others.

In 2009 this virus was responsible for a lot of deaths, approximately 20,3000 people fell prey to this deadly swine flu disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) gave its report of expected swine flu cases and deaths that occurred in the 2009 global outbreak. If you are not one of these two cases, then you are very lucky my friend!

Expected and Death swine flu cases in 2009 according to WHO and Wikipedia
Expected and Death swine flu cases in 2009 according to WHO and Wikipedia

Apart from the H1N1 virus, there are other diseases as well, making its way in our nervous system. Cancer, high cholesterol, salmonella etc. are some diseases and one disease usually leads to another and so on.

Taenia Solium

Taenia solium is another serious disease found in pigs, it is also known as pork tapeworm. At first I was surprised and shocked that such a thing even existed but the more I researched on it the more I was convinced why pork should not be consumed. The worst part about this is, no matter for how long you cook pork it still remains raw and undercooked due to which these pork tapeworms don’t die. They remain in the meat, which we ingest and after a couple of months this tapeworm grows into a full adult with high chances of infecting our nervous system by laying eggs that penetrate the intestine walls.

The life cycle of the Pork TapeWorm
The life cycle of the Pork TapeWorm

The Taenia Solium is just one of the many worms that are present in pig meat. Below is a list of other worms that may enter into our nervous system.

1.) Trichina Worms
2.) Round Worms
3.) Hook Worms
4.) Schitosoma Japonicum
5.) Balatitidium Coli

These blood-sucking worms are very contagious. Each of these has a different effect on the human body, ranging from digestive problems and weakness to inner bleeding, paralyzes and heart failure. If proper medication is not taken to counter these pork infected disease they may prove fatal to health, causing death.

Excessive Fat

Apart from the diseases it carries, pig meat is a very unhealthy diet. Adding extra layers of fat to the belly is not something, which anyone is looking forward too. Pork has a very high fat content, which comes with unpleasant diseases and symptoms some of which are discussed above.

If for some reason you still believe that pork meat provide certain health benefits you are greatly mistaken, I am not sorry. Just think about this for a minute, will you eat maggots, rotten vegetables and other garbage? If the answer is no then now on earth can you believe that pig is good for the human body. You might as well the pigs food yourself and become one instead of slaughtering that animal.

No wonder it is written in many religious books such as the Quran and Bible that pork is unlawful and should not be consumed. It is clear that pork meat contains 0% benefits and 100% health risk.

So, do you still think pork is a healthy diet?

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