Are Pork Pigs Good Or Bad

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Pork chops might look good on your dinner plate, but do you really know what you are eating? Pigs are where we get pork chops. There are many things that happen to these pigs for us to have something as simple as pork chops. Some things are just cruel, and some are just unbelievable, but it's true. Of course there are the benefits and the risks, but which one weighs more? This is what you decide.

To start off with, pigs need fifty square feet to live a healthy lifestyle, but in most pig farms in the US, pigs only receive about only twenty square feet if they are in good conditions. Most mother pigs spend majority of their lives crammed into metal cages. After mother pigs give birth, then they are moved into cages only big enough to nurse their young, but too small for them to turn over. Once the piglets are about one month old, they are torn from their mothers and crammed in a room filled with other piglets. Male piglets get their testicles cut out when they are only ten days old. Pigs live in harsh crammed conditions. They are forced to live in their own feces and vomit. Genetically manipulated by enzymes, pigs grow faster than normal. Pigs are fed grains and seed oil to hire their omega six level which also causes them to also grow at dangerously high levels. Americans eat
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Pork chops come with the good and the bad. Something about how pork chops are produced is that the pigs live in harsh conditions, and the food production affects the environment greatly creating many issues. There is also the risk of cancer, heart disease, and bacterial infection through overconsumption. Some good things about the consumption of this type of food are that we obtain many different macromolecules like carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Pork chops may have its benefits, but it also comes with risks. Hopefully, in the future, there will be better solutions to these problems we face today like overconsumption and environmental
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