Pork lard is the second richest dietary source of vitamin D along with cod liver oil.
It contains between 500 and 1,000 IU of vitamin D per tablespoon. For this reason it is recommended by nutrition specialists as part of a daily diet.
Pork lard contains nutrients that are very beneficial to good health such as vitamin B complex and C, and also minerals such as phosphorus and iron.
Keep in mind that it has absolutely no sugar, which makes it an excellent ingredient for diabetics; in addition it is low in sodium.