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Facts About Eating Pork


Do You Ever Get a Headache from Eating Pork?

Have you ever ate pork and upon your last bite started developing a headache? I have, and there's a reason for that. Here are some facts about eating pork:

  • A pig's diet. Did you know pigs will eat anything? This includes worms, rats, garbage, their own feces and other pigs? Yes, it's true! Shortly after a pig has eaten "whatever," it then turns into meat on the pigs bones and this is the meat we eat; bacon, sausage, ham, salami, pork chops, etc. Sounds yummy huh?
  • Pig diseases. Here's more, did you know The Center for Disease Control stated that well over 100 viruses come from China to the Unites States each year through pigs? In fact, a majority of flu viruses that we encounter come from the lungs of pigs.
  • Toxins. Also, pigs foster many other toxins that are concealed with diseases and contain worms. Pork is the main source of tapeworm. This kind of bacteria spreads through the body and goes undetected for years. The bacteria takes nutrients from our cells and encourage inflammation and decline within all tissues. This helps to make an environment within our bodies, contributory to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, acid reflux, fatigue, and depression.
  • Retrovirus in pork cells. If this isn't enough to make you stop eating pork, let me leave you with one last fact: A retrovirus lives in all pork cells and this virus lives through the heat that we cook in! So, we eat our tasty meat, and guess what goes inside our body? You got it, a retrovirus!

I've poked fun in this article a little, but please understand the serious consequences of eating pork. Honestly, it causes many problems with our human body and the headaches that are often associated with eating pork is just one. We should pay attention to the headaches as a warning sign of a food/meat not good for you. If a food is good for you, it will give you energy, nutrients, and make you feel good; not headaches, fatigue, tapeworms, viruses, and just an overall decline of health.

So now you have it, the facts about eating pork! I trust you will make the right decision for the sake of you and your family. Oink, oink!



Mel555 on January 03, 2017:

I read where someone was gagging and choking and coughing and it turned out to be worms from pork crawling up their throat.

Mel555 on January 03, 2017:

I read where someone was choking and gagging and coughing and it turned out it was worms from pork crawling up their throat.

fred on January 02, 2017:

These are the most ignorant people of all times. Most of these comments. WOW. Sad.

yourok on May 13, 2016:

I was dizzy for two-three weeks after eating farm raised very clean pork after not eating pork for 8 years! As you notice with other post there are not really any other symptoms of food poisoning involved like vomit, the runs, high temp ext. What it was is that I was so nervous about being sick that I actually turned on my own adrenaline from the FEAR of being sick! The adrenaline gives the feeling of dizziness, nervousness, and panicky. The mind is so powerful! Mushroom hunters do this to themselves also on accident. Soon as I realized this, the dizziness started to go away instantly and was fully gone a couple days later. A month later and I feel completely fine though I'm not eating pork ever again, to each his own.

Heather on June 01, 2015:

At one time in my life, I loved pork. However, a few years ago, I stopped liking pork, and at this point, I buy strictly kosher meat for different reasons. Since I've stopped eating pork, I can't help but notice how much pork stinks when I'm around someone who's eating pork.

tractortug on May 29, 2015:

To those who have responded or authored (and I use that term lightly) this article: This IS a religious based article and comment section. This is a thinly veiled 'basis for argument' trying to back up a particular point of view that is supporting strictly religious rationale about diet.

There is NO scientific proof that 'cloven hoove' (versus any other hooves, wings, legs or fins) are worse than another concerning this topic.

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As another commenter stated, if you really did your research you would see the 'approved' list of animals that live under the EXACT same conditions and levels of cleanliness as swine do. It is not the 'pork' that is bad. It is the way it is raised, and kept while being raised for slaughter that is the issue. I am sure we could find some nice Halal or Kosher butchers who keep awfully unclean shops that cause sickness also. It is not just the hoove, or the scripture that is the decisionmaker of what is healthy. It is common sense.

When the Buybull was written man did not understand about germs, cooking meat properly and other methods of food preperation we know today. The ignorance of yesteryear is not needed to justify the ignorance of today's Non Secular adherents. They seem to do quite well on their own at keeping ignorant all by themselves!

harry on December 23, 2014:

Which part or party are we refusing to understand;

there is not only Biblical ref but sientific research yet those who wish to indulge with such baterial common filth have become just that.

Common sense no longer prevailing in light of real knowledge.

Education "people" is key

I rest my case.

2014 on September 14, 2014:

Eat what makes you happy!! I love Bacon

Rachelle Ransom on September 07, 2014:

I only have one video for eating pork and this is it...

dennis teel on July 25, 2014:

to you legalistic christians that claim pork laws are to be followed as part of spiritual or salvational requirement,

1.since the body is the temple in which christ resides,if you eat anyhing that contains sugar,drink caffiene,tea or soda pop,eat chocolate ,cheesecake,drink kool-aid, smoke tobacco, eat donuts,then you're a hypocrite!!!the bible claims your body is a temple wherein christ abides.go ahead, you pick and choose the laws you talk about being obedient to ,are in favor of ,while being disobedient buy groceries from walmart? ten to one there's at least one gay or druggie working a christian you should know better than support those people by shopping there!!do you watch old black and white western shows on tv believing you're not as a sinner like those that watch R movies?? did you know that shows like the rifleman and gunsmoke had killing and adultery and booze in the think god gives you a free pass just because it's all in black and white and starring people with terrible acting capabilities? btw if you watch old shows like i love lucy you're a sinner..dezi arnez(ricky ricardo)in real life was a womanizer and the father knows best dad (robert young)was an alcoholic ,and drunk on the set frequently...the brady bunch?? mr brady was gay in real go ahead keep chucking those scriptures at us that claim we must follow the letter of the law..morons!!! and i love pork btw..i eat tons of it..but i make certain that it smells odd 's gotta have that raunchy,south of the border, pig latin flavor..oink!!

Tom on July 22, 2014:

Bacon is lovely, I'm never ill and I eat it 2 or 3 times a week and have done my whole life.

Chris on July 17, 2014:

If pigs are so bad for humans why did your so called god create them. All religions are a joke. Science is god

paizley on July 05, 2014:

" Also, pigs foster many other toxins that are concealed with diseases and contain worms. Pork is the main source of taenia solium tapeworm. This kind of bacteria spreads throught the body and goes undetected for years!"

TapewormS are not bacteria! They are cestodes1

Pastor Flash on June 10, 2014:

Some folks here don't eat Pork for Religious reasons.

*I* don't do Religion for Pork Reasons!

(More Sugar!)

nett on May 12, 2014:

Man my mom always taught me if eating pork is so bad than why do they sell it.and if they do give you parasites okay people they do have parasites cleaner.Bascially if you gonna nettstop eating pork stop eating meat period.Because theres people talking about beef,fish,shrimps,and ex too.

creasyhillsprings on May 05, 2014:

old testment God said don't eat pork along with lots of other rules. New testment, Jesus freed us from the law and said all things are good to eat if we thank God for them and ask them to nourish our bodies. We Christians are no longer living by the old law. I own pigs, chickens, cows, sheep and goats. I don't know all the sicence about it but I know chickens eat worms and all kinds of stuff and most people eat chicken.

shawm on April 15, 2014:

GOD did not do away with all the laws, the Sacrifice law was done away with, that is all.

fairlady on February 19, 2014:

I didn't eat pork and will not eat pork,its more safe for me,when I see the pig I feel like want to vormit so I wont eat that....

greasy meat on February 05, 2014:

If pigs don't kill us something else will, last time I checked no one lives forever.

Mel555 on December 22, 2013:

As far as rats getting into a pen with pigs, look what happened to the frog who got in with the chimps at a zoo.

Anonymous on December 21, 2013:

I often wondered, why does most restaurants only sale pork/pig products for breakfast? I can't eat any meat at those places, except for the none meat items.

charlotte on September 26, 2013:

I have been reading about the 70 diseases that pork can cause, I did not know any of this, it was first told to us by the creator, I believe this is what's wrong with over half of the people on Earth, as for me I am out, never again will I eat pork again........YUCK!

Steve Berg from Clydach Vale, Rhondda Cynon Taff, United Kingdom on July 27, 2013:

Yeah there's something wrong with pork......I don't think you can pin it down via science. It's a feeling...?

Loads of people eat pork all the time and all in all you love for a about 80 years and in that time you get ill sometimes it all averages out. It's a spiritual thing, I don't really understand this as such, I'm not really that interested in fact, but animals are symbolic of human traits (I'm a cat/independent), most people are dogs, communal aggressive crass and loud. Somehow what we eat affects us indeed what you 'choose' to eat speaks volumes as to who you are, like the clothes you wear. Everything is symbolic as nothing is real 'physical'.

Irfan gill on July 16, 2013:

First of all as a christian I will tell you that unclean" animal, and prohibit to eat. According to bible Leviticus 11:7 there is full detail of clean and unclean animals which we should eat or not.

unfortunately lot christian saying jesus did not say anything about pork. mostly pastor also giving reference form matthew 15 jesus said that this is going in your mouth will not make you unclean but that thing which come out from mouth . the reason is lack of knowledge they should read full context. mattew 15:1-20

the question is " Then some Pharisees and teachers of the law came to Jesus from Jerusalem and asked, 2 “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They don’t wash their hands before they eat!"they ask about washing hands but now about pork this point must be clear.

and jesus explain in verse 20 "but eating with unwashed hands does not defile them.”

its very clear jesus give answer of that question which they ask. this is very clear point. but i don't know why lot christian taking worng meaning.

The 2nd is according to medical point .I am not doctor my medical science discover that pigs eat all sorts of things including worms, garbage and human feces.and also I heard from this master homeopathic doctor that is jewish but says for practicality, we should not eat pork because of the virus that live in it even after cooking it. And since pigs are so similar in DNA to us, the virus does not hurt them but does hurt humans. Just because as a Christian you think you are forgiven does not deny the fact of a scientific truth. Something to think about.

ginnia God's chosen on May 02, 2013:

ok.....listen it was stated that pork is bad for your health....and that is so true I am doing my studies presently on that, guys search for the facts they r on the internet.....God made his words available to us so we can understand right from wrong don't go stating about what Jesus says to Peter because only a fool talks like that how can u read a portion and not see where the Lord was talking about the Gentiles that was considered dogs ...... Pig's, swine whatever we call them they r dirty animals I actually saw them eating feaces, dead animals and once it was in the news where a wicked woman throw away her new born and they found it by seeing the pig eating the child so come on this a garbage collector among other animals that was stated by God that.... can never be abolished or nail to the people check ur facts or ask God he will answer.

ginnia God's chosen on May 02, 2013:

ok.....listen it was stated that pork is bad for your health....and that is so true I am doing my studies presently on that, guys search for the facts they r on the internet.....God made his words available to us so we can understand right from wrong don't go stating about what Jesus says to Peter because only a fool talks like that how can u read a portion and not see where the Lord was talking about the Gentiles that was considered dogs ...... Pig's, swine whatever we call them they r dirty animals I actually saw them eating feaces, dead animals and once it was in the news where a wicked woman throw away her new born and they found it by seeing the pig eating the child so come on this a garbage collector among other animals that was stated by God that.... can never be abolished or nail to the people check ur facts or ask God he will answer.

Betty on February 20, 2013:

I don't know what the big fascination is with so called christians and eating pigs, worshiping pagan statues, or celebrating days that came from paganism by "christianizing them". I didn't grow up with these things and I do not see a spiritual or Biblical significance for any of these things. It is breaking the first commandment.

steve m. on January 07, 2013:

To Miss Piggy who says she's never seen a pig eat feces or urine because they are raised on slats and it drops through the slats. I worked on a pig farm for a summer as a kid. It's because of that experience on a pig farm that I don't eat pork (any kind of pork) and because of my religious convictions. I watched pigs get behind other pigs while they were defecating and urinating and eat the feces while it came out then wash it down with a cascading waterfall of urine. Still hungry for pork? Yummm.

"Got to be kidding", you're an idiot on December 08, 2012:

What does degrading the Islamic culture and winning Nobel Peace Prize awards have to do with digesting pork? There are a great deal of Muslums and Jewish people living in first world environments that are making great srtides in the community, that choose to not eat pork, while you sit behind your keyboard and pander and solicit poorly written blogs.

And meat is NOT efficient in acquiring nutrients. Meat products have a limited amount of nutrients. Its not sufficient in obtaining most or any essential vitamins. It's mostly filled with choloric elements, protien and iron.

And quoting the "good" parts of the Bible is not a sufficient basis for giving humans the prevervial green light for doing what we want because the Bible says its "permissable". What is the context Jesus is speaking in? What else does the passage say?

In my opinion, you're no scholar in nutrition, Biblical history, OR social sciences. So you shut your mouth and bring scientific facts and stats to your next tyrade you'd like to get philosophical on. IGNORAMOUS!

You got to be kidding on November 16, 2012:

If eating pork is so bad for you and will lead to all kinds of personal and social decay, then tell me why the US is the most powerful nation in the world while the Islamic nations are the poorest and dumbest. Yes, dumbest, you guys have the least number of noble prize winners in physics, chemistry and biology than any other culture. Meat of any kind is the most efficient method of acquiring nutrients. To all of you who get headaches after eating pork, don't eat it; I get headaches after eating salad. To all you half baked Christians who say God says not to eat pork, read your bible, Paul is given a revelation in the new testament which says otherwise. The command to not eat pork was given only to the Jews (Old testament covenant). Jesus is the manifestation of the new covenant with God, "All things are permissible 1 Chorintians 6:12::" 90% of the people responding to this article have ideologies and IQ's commensurate to Medieval jesters.

Anonymous on November 01, 2012:

I don't think I've ever read so much rubbish in all my life. There really should be a law against telling such lies.

Oh, and how do I know they are lies? Well I actually know about pigs, I don't just make stuff up.

Anonymous on November 01, 2012:

When I was a kid, I grew up on a pig farm, I saw lots of things. It was an open area, now this was of course back in the 80's. The little pigs could go under the electric fence, eat grass and come back, momma would eat the little ones yummy grassy poop. If I shot a sparrow and it fell into the pen, yep down the hatch it went. If a little piggy died, yep, cannibals. Out west they feed them garbage from restaurants, saw the video on it. Who are we fooling, our farmers were feeding cows, cows, thus mad cow, and our beef exports are banned from many a country.

?????? on August 29, 2012:

That's why we don't eat them

jo on August 01, 2012:

Eating pork kills people.the worm parasite will live in your body and lays eggs these eggs turn into cysts that can he mistaken for cancer .pork is cheap because a farmer can feed them garbage and they multiply like rats pig farmers make a fortune any doctors too.a pig has a four hour digestive system and Dr.Kellogg figured out they need ill that fat because they are constantly fighting disease.get yourself checked out people who eat pork are more likely to have pig related disease..a terrible one is worms in the brain.god is quick education and people who don't know are ignorant just like cigarette smokers it may seem okay but it will kill you,ill pigs die from disease or daughter never old age.also there are over a million pigs on the loose inspected running wild throughout America don't put them on your dinner table.make more footballs don't eat any animal that eats other animals is usually s good start.

goodboy on July 09, 2012:

everything God's created it's ok. Before u eat let's pray and give thanks to Our God and cleanse us. God bless u all.

Lex on May 17, 2012:

Pigs are one of the cleanest animals there are! they love food but do not eat their own faeces! A pig will have one place where it will do its business and do it in that same place every time!

The reason it is bad to eat pork is because their DNA is so similar to ours and we can catch anything they might have had. Human meet has an enzyme in it that causes schizophrenia, pork also contains this enzyme but only in small concentrations.

Pigs are also VERY intelligent, they are the 6th smartest animal in the world. Not even dogs and cats make the top 10. People should not eat intelligent animals!

yann on May 14, 2012:

jews and muslims don't eat pork because they obey their imaginary friend/father, then they look for rational reasons not to eat pork. even if pork were the healthier food available they wouldn't eat it. this is laughable, just as this blog post that cites no study or anything. i encourage anyone reading this ridiculous blog to look for proper information (a google search will do well if you read more than the appealing result titles)

Kavito on May 13, 2012:

BBQ Pitboys vs Vegetarians hahahah...

AngNovaOne on May 03, 2012:


I'll make this short and will try (not deliberately) to offend both sides of the proverbial fence. First. I am in the middle of a research on the topic after hearing from a good friend of mine, "the reasons I should not be eating pork." I know from research now that pigs are toxic. But what does that mean? Toxic sounds bad right? So we run away from it. But what about those toxins that we can't run away from? Like fluoride, aspartame, AZT, and others. Here is a list to show what I mean, you may even recognize some.

Acesulfame K

Sugar substitute found in pudding, chewing gum, non-dairy creamers, instant coffee mixes, tea mixes and gelatin desserts. May increase cancer in humans.


Also known as Dimethylketone, 2-Propanone, Beta-Ketopropane. Inhalation of moderate to high amounts, even for a short time results in entry of acetone into bloodstream where it is carried to all other

organs. Nose, throat, lung and eye irritant, headaches, confusion, increased pulse rate, effects on blood, nausea, vomiting and unconsciousness, coma. Shortens the menstrual cycle in women. Effects of long-term exposure include kidney, liver and nerve damage, increased birth defects, metabolic changes and coma. Found in nail polish remover.


Found in many nail care products. Known to cause cancers in humans and experimental animals.


Implicated in oral cancer. Found in mouthwash, astringent, toothpaste, cleansers.


Central nervous system damage and linked to Alzheimers. Found in antiperspirant deodorants.


Genetically-modified, synthetic sugar substitute. People report dizziness, headaches and even seizures. Scientists believe it can alter behavior due to altered brain function. Long term effects of this genetically modified chemical on human health has not been studied or tested. Found as a sweetener in foods and some body products, such as shaving gel.


Inhalation of high levels of benzene can cause headaches, rapid heart rate, tremors, confusion, unconsciousness and death. Hodgkin’s and Lymphomas result from inhalation. Used in detergents, drugs, pesticides and adhesives.

Benzoic Acid

Inhalation affects nervous system and is moderately toxic by ingestion. Severe eye and skin irritant. Used as a food preservative and in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics

Benzoic / Benzyl / Benzene

Contains carcinogens, endocrine disruptor, may cause birth defects. Found in shower gels, shampoos, bubble bath.


May contain lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic. Accumulates in body and contributes to bone disease. Carcinogenic. Found in toothpastes.


Suspected carcinogen and neurotoxin, it may be fatal if swallowed, absorbed through skin, inhaled or swallowed. Can cause spasms, edema, chemical pneumonitis and is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membrane, this chemical is found in many nail care products. Known to cause cancers in humans and experimental animals. Found in baby shampoo, bubble bath, deodorants, perfume, cologne, hair dye, mouthwash, toothpaste, hair spray, nail polish.

Fragrances (Synthetic)

Some perfumes / fragrances contain hundreds of chemicals. Some, such as methylene chloride are carcinogenic. Some cause brain damage or are neurotoxins. Avoid unless you can be sure they are not


GMO/Genetically Modified Organisms

Plants, animals or foods that have been genetically-modified, genetically engineered or BT/Biotechnology modified. Genetic engineering enables scientists to create plants, animals and micro-organisms by manipulating genes in a way that does not occur naturally. Minimal testing shows that animals fed GMO feed refuse to eat it. When force-fed the feed (corn, soy, tomatoes etc.) the animals developed stomach lesions and malformations of organs. GMO food is not labeled as such in the U.S. Almost all other countries have banned the use of GMO in food and body products due to insufficient testing.

High Fructose Corn Syrup/HFCS

High fructose consumption has been fingered as a causative factor in heart disease. It raises blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. It makes blood cells more prone to clotting, and it may also accelerate the aging process.

Hydrogenated/Partially Hydrogenated Oils

Hydrogenated oils contain high levels of trans fats. A trans fat is an otherwise normal fatty acid that has been radically changed by high heat. Trans fats are poison: just like arsenic. Partially hydrogenated oils will not only kill you in the long term by producing diseases like multiple sclerosis and allergies that lead to arthritis, but in the meantime they will make you fat!


Potential breast cancer risk. Itching, burning and blistering of skin. Found in body products.

Isoproponal/Isopropyl Alcohol

Moderately toxic chemical causing flushing, pulse rate decrease, blood pressure lowering, anesthesia, narcosis, headache, dizziness, mental depression, drowsiness, hallucinations, distorted perceptions, respiratory depression, nausea, vomiting and coma. Used to clean/disinfect skin.


Potential breast cancer risk and endocrine disruptor raising concern for impaired fertility or development of fetus, and increased risk for certain cancers, itching, burning and blistering of skin. A close cousin of benzoic acid: poisonous and moderately toxic, it is found in body products.

Mineral Oil

A derivative of petroleum, this additive clogs pores, locks in toxins, suffocates and dries skin and inhibits your skins natural oil production further increasing dehydration. Causes testicular tumors in the fetus, deposits accumulate in the lymph nodes and prevent absorption of vitamin A from the intestines. Found in blush, baby oil, lotions, foundation and creams.

Monosodium Glutamate/MSG

MSG is an excitotoxin, which causes nerve damage and allergic reactions. Found in hundreds of foods, often under other names.


Neotame is a reformulated aspartame that will require smaller amounts than aspartame to achieve the same sweetness and the same toxicities. Neotame, like aspartame, contains aspartic acid, phenylalanine, and a methyl esther. Animal studies reveal aspartic acid and glutamic acid load on the same receptors in the brain, cause identical brain lesions and neuroendocrine disorders, and act in an additive fashion. People who are sensitive to processed free glutamic acid (MSG) experience similar reactions to aspartame, and people who are sensitive to aspartame experience similar reactions to MSG. People who currently react to MSG and/or aspartame should expect to react similarly to Neotame. Found in soft drinks, pharmaceuticals, processed foods of all kinds.

Nitrates – Nitrites

While nitrate itself is harmless; it is readily converted to nitrite. When nitrite combines with compounds called secondary amines, it forms nitrosamines: extremely powerful cancer-causing chemicals. The chemical reaction occurs most readily at the high temperatures of frying. Nitrite has long been suspected as being a cause of stomach cancer.


Extremely powerful, cancer-causing chemicals formed at high temperatures when the preservative nitrite combines with compounds called secondary amines.

You are all going to die anyway. You can't run from that now can you. Well you can, but you have to know about it first. Just start with the word conspiracy. It always ends with enlightenment.


Alan on April 23, 2012:

I do not eat pork, beef lamb/mutton,shellfish,tomato,capsicum,cashews,dairy foods,wheat,and the list goes on, but it is nothing to do with religion, biased beliefs or monetary matters.

It is a simple fact that some human bodies do not have the capability to digest certain foods depending on your blood group and makeup. I was at a stage some ten years ago that my next thing to look forward to was throat cancer, not from eating pork, but from eating food I could not digest, causing increased acid production in my stomach and then reflux. I am not saying pork is good or bad or will or will not cause cancer, have a look at the bigger picture of what we are consuming in the twentieth century in the way of artificial substances, particularly 250 Sodium Nitrite in all the processed foods, mainly meat. Have a look at the book Eat Right For Your Type by Dr. Peter J. DÁdamo with Catherine Whitney. IT SAVED MY LIFE.It could save yours too.

kit on April 22, 2012:

I raise pigs and of everything on my farm they are the cleanest pickiest animal I have. And I have a lot of different animals. They eat what I feed them they have there own barn and pasture and poop no where near the food. They don't poop where they sleep either!

tOMORAH on April 21, 2012:

ok i have read all these comments wow is all I can say. In the bible God gave Moses power to name the animals . so the names of animals was established by Moses. The scripture I read early someone commented on it about how He said don't eat certain animals which is in Leviticus 11:1-47 this chapter was the law in the days of Moses. This is were he described the different animals clean and unclean which is in the old testiment . But you forgot on scripture now this other scriptures speaks about when the LOrd bless food in the new testament which when you are new in christ you are now under the new convenant of the new not the old in Mark 7:18-19 And he saith unto them . Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man , it can not defile him. v19 Because it entereth into his heart , but into the belly , and goeth out unto the draught purging all meats? this is one scripture that Jesus spoke on how it can not defile a man .

For Romans 14:14

I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

So if you think eating unclean meat from Leviticus is a sin, then yes, it is considered a sin


Yet if your brother is grieved because of your food, you are no longer walking in love. Do not destroy with your food the one for whom Christ died. now this scripture was talking about offending someone who doesn't , or does eat meat. that is the natural but there is spiritual knowledge to this . I don't eat pork because what I have noticed is one in my family who ate it either died from diabettes, heart disease, high blood pressure. Which let me know that it is not good. Also it takes longer to digest. So just because a person eats it doesn't mean they are bad that is their preference . But the ones that is slander the Lord one is Jesus doesn't look like some man with a big beard that isn't even him. Alot of people say they believe and worship Jesus but have idols of these pictures they want to believe is him when in fact the scripture says in isaiah 53:2 there is no beauty that we should desire him so Jesus is not the fair skin guy who is pretty. Also It spoke of in revelation 1:13-15 where it also spoke how he also looks v13 And in the mist of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man , clothed with a garment down to the foot ,and girt about the paps with a golden girdle. v14 His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire. v15 And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters. so this also tells you how Jesus looks. Listen because you don't believe in something doesn't mean it doesn't isist . Look around you really think about it space there is no gravity so you float, earth look at all the creation around you everyone is made different , look at the animals ones that can swim in water and some that are on land. For years people argue about really anything and it just really ignorant to fact. If you don't know something educate your self before you make stupid comments that are not fact. I have learned that studying facts gives answers not opionion and if you gonna make comments one the word of God come with scripture not oppionion. Conversation over.

ram on April 19, 2012:

eating pig is forbidden for those who do not believe god and his profits Moses, Jesus , and Mohammed watch this out!

there was a man in England not long ago completely paralyzed from eating a pork.

Jay R on April 11, 2012:

If u.s livestock farmers specially in raising pigs assured that the pork's meat is clean and safety then why there are many Americans noways suffered many illnesses because consuming many pork meat products?

mhikl on April 09, 2012:

Please don't eat pig. The fewer people that eat pork, the cheaper pork will become. I love pork and eat it often. Silly religions and silly people think silly things and then set their silly thoughts to silly words.

Strangely, I can't find any scientific discussion on the internet about any problems with pork. That is because there are no studies to show that pork is any different from other animal protein. And if pork is so evil, why do so many have to make up lies about pork. Check it out. Pork fat/lard is kissing cousin to healthy olive oil in fatty acids kinds aka monounsaturates. Today's pork does not have to be overcooked. It can be cooked lightly. Yum.

This is the 21st Century, folks. Time to stop worshiping goofy gods.

studied on April 01, 2012:

Yahushuah also said "for it is not what goes into a mans mouth that defileth him, but what comes out"

marie on March 20, 2012:

Jesus himself said that he did not come to abolish the law, he came to fulfill it. Just saying

porky on March 03, 2012:

For every person who felt sick after pork consumption, there are perhaps hundreds or even thousands who felt fine after eating pork.

clushenko on February 28, 2012:

how do they process pork to where humans do not get sick

catholic/meat eater on February 24, 2012:

If you use the Bilble to hide or explain your beliefs be careful...

Read this quote from the bilbe do you agree with it?

Leviticus 12

Purification After Childbirth

1 The LORD said to Moses, 2 “Say to the Israelites: ‘A woman who becomes pregnant and gives birth to a son will be ceremonially unclean for seven days, just as she is unclean during her monthly period. 3 On the eighth day the boy is to be circumcised. 4 Then the woman must wait thirty-three days to be purified from her bleeding. She must not touch anything sacred or go to the sanctuary until the days of her purification are over. 5 If she gives birth to a daughter, for two weeks the woman will be unclean, as during her period. Then she must wait sixty-six days to be purified from her bleeding.

6 “‘When the days of her purification for a son or daughter are over, she is to bring to the priest at the entrance to the tent of meeting a year-old lamb for a burnt offering and a young pigeon or a dove for a sin offering.[a] 7 He shall offer them before the LORD to make atonement for her, and then she will be ceremonially clean from her flow of blood.

“‘These are the regulations for the woman who gives birth to a boy or a girl. 8 But if she cannot afford a lamb, she is to bring two doves or two young pigeons, one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering. In this way the priest will make atonement for her, and she will be clean.’”

danny lee on February 24, 2012:


patty on February 24, 2012:

I LOVE PORK.Religion is full of crap.If u don't like pork its simple DON'T EAT IT.And whoever said pork eaters are pigs, was that supposed to be an insult coz it didn't phase me.

Dennis Teel from Seagoville, Texas on February 22, 2012:

what kind of dog is that

B-S on February 17, 2012:

well, human eat everything , no matter is pork, beef , fish, chicken , duck or even rat/snake. anything that's "eatable" then one will have his/her way to cook it and put it in his/her mouth.

BTW, all kind of "meat" do contain bacteria, so u either go vegetarian or enjoy every bite of pork/beef/chicken

jess3103 on February 16, 2012:

oh dear i think people need to get a grip! if u don't want to eat pork then don't but don't try and make other people not!!!!!!! i love bacon i love pork chops not put me off one bit

Goya on February 05, 2012:

First of all, only savage animals are suppose to eat meat, how can a humans digestive system break down similar foods, we're not alike, that's why people act like animals sometimes, all the animals that just grass, trees etc. are layed back, think about.

hf on January 28, 2012:

What a load of tosh! Pork is perfectly safe if cooked and prepared properly and this is nothing but stupid scaremongering!

g status on January 18, 2012:

hey people, this is an article about PORK not religion, as for pork not digesting and rotting, that is ridiculous. I eat pork on a daily basis almost, and I am a perfectly healthy, in shape, 21 year old. I have made it 21 years eating pork, never have I had a problem. not even a headache. as for the non pork eater, that will happen with pretty much any meat eaten by someone who has abstained from that meat type for a prolonged period of time, talk to a vegetarian. After a while your body loses the ability to process foods which are not eaten and instead concentrates on processing foods which are regularly eaten, therefore, you become sick because your body is not used to it. Quit all this religious CRAP really, this has NOTHING to do with food preference and whether its really bad for you or not, although personally, I think that believing in a big bearded man in the sky who rules the universe is INSANITY to me. Therefore, I do not allow the laws of the insane to affect me. I'll eat my pork and enjoy it too! lets see who lives longer!

joy panes on January 16, 2012:

how do you know that porks are harmless

oldmacfarm3 on January 13, 2012:

No doubt pigs are scavengers, God made them to clean up like the garbage truck. So then you would like to go out and lick the garbage truck? People will tell you just to cook the pork at a certain temperature that will kill the worms. Well, I'm sorry but I don't like to eat dead worms either! Pigs will eat human flesh as well, in the old west that is how they got rid of bodies. Eating pork is dangerous to your health, God knew what was good for us.

dont give a dammmmmmm on January 06, 2012:


Effie on December 28, 2011:

you asked, why did GOD create pig in the first place if its forbidden?

everything GOD create, have their own function in this world. so you assume that everything that GOD created have to be consumed? would you eat a stone? or your own friend then? if GOD forbids it, then one should obey. be it judaism, christianity or islam, it is obvious that pork is forbidden for consumption. it might be tasty but as a believer, why would you argue and refuse to obey?

i believe, one of the reason why pigs are created is to see who will listen and obey HIM and who will not listen for their own pleasure/advantages.

no matter how many scientific findings or religious verses being put forward, those ignorants will never listen. they had their tummy to control them (and the support of big companies that sells products derived from pigs).

more people who are in denial will argue with the truth. yes, and people who are in the big pork companies will argue. people loves money than they love GOD.

How do you know if pork is harmless? if an advert can be too good to be true, what makes you think that the 'good scientific facts about pork' are true? its so easy to bend the truth for one's own pleasure nowadays.

may you be blessed.

Effie on December 28, 2011:

you asked, why did GOD create pig in the first place if its forbidden?

everything GOD create, have their own function in this world. so you assume that everything that GOD created have to be consumed? would you eat a stone? or your own friend then? if GOD forbids it, then one should obey. be it judaism, christianity or islam, it is obvious that pork is forbidden for consumption. it might be tasty but as a believer, why would you argue and refuse to obey?

i believe, one of the reason why pigs are created is to see who will listen and obey HIM and who will not listen for their own pleasure/advantages.

no matter how many scientific findings or religious verses being put forward, those ignorants will never listen. they had their tummy to control them (and the support of big companies that sells products derived from pigs).

more people who are in denial will argue with the truth. yes, and people who are in the big pork companies will argue. people loves money than they love GOD.

How do you know if pork is harmless? if an advert can be too good to be true, what makes you think that the 'good scientific facts about pork' are true? its so easy to bend the truth for one's own pleasure nowadays.

may you be blessed.

you are mis-informed! on December 14, 2011:

Wow....for the most part people are mis-educated on pork...I find it sad on how mis-informed most people are especially with pork. What a shame. Maybe all of you pork haters should do some research. I guess you don't see what cattle, chikens, ducks, turkeys, sheep and all other animals eat.

Your SpellingErrors Suck on December 01, 2011:

Um, I might belive what you're saying but with spelling errors I deffinetly do not.

8=====D~~~ on October 23, 2011:

So, this article is poorly written and barely researched. You obviously don't know what you're talking about because you called a tapeworm a bacterium. They're not even in the same Kingdom, taxonomically speaking. Also, it appears that you don't even know what a retrovirus is because you don't even go into the details of why it's bad, leading me to believe that you just assume it's bad because it has the word "virus" in it. It is a bad thing... but your obvious lack of general high school biology knowledge is sickening. Also, there is a grammatical error in your first sentence.

yaya on September 25, 2011:

I haven't eaten pork in 3 years. Everytime I smell it cooking I get sick to my stomach. I will eat fish & chicken, but pork is off my list. I recently sat down to eat a porkchop & one bite had me sick for 4 days. I come from a background where everyone eats it and I'm the one looked down upon, because I won't eat it. The African American community is known for h.b.p and diabetes. Maybe if they put down some of the grease salty fried food they wouldn't have a problem

sodoI on September 17, 2011:

thanks romylta, you said a mouthful!

romylta on September 13, 2011:

I am one that eats pork and it is because it tastes good. It was in the old testament when we were under the law not to eat pork . We are under grace now. If you don't want to eat pork, don't. Only we have to live with the choices we make. Stop all those nasty comments.

Lol Al Wut on September 01, 2011:

Why did God create such poisonous filthy animals, and make them atste so good?

Was it some sort of joke?

God has a weird sense of humour.

Also, 99% of the "facts" here are made up by morons.

Speaking as someone who doesn't eat pork, there is nothing wrong with eating pork.

If you don't like pork, don't eat it, but don't make up stupid crap about why it's terrible. Not liking it is enough explanation for not eating it.

Be happy, not angry about stuff that isn't real.

Hassan Elghoul on August 24, 2011:

Pigs are nasty!! Im muslim and its wromng to eat pork! The only people who eat pork are americans. They are pigs

Mo Bee on July 31, 2011:

Yes pigs will eat anything! If its there, they will eat it. During the war in Bosnia in the early 90s, which is y i am now in NY, the Serbs slaughtered villages of Muslim men, women and children. They thru the bodies into dried up rivers/streams. They became so full that the Serbians brought in PIGS to feed on the corpses! So yes, pigs are filth on 4 legs. And the only animal that can't lift its head to look up to the heavens. just a couple pieces of info. Ktnxbye :)

a sane person on July 11, 2011:

what a bunch of stupid people. i don't eat pork or beef or in fact much meat at all. but i don't go around with the attitude shown in these posts. religion is no proof of anything. all those books have so many outdated views in them and can be shown to be only believed by utter idiots and backward humans. i grew up in the country. wild pigs are not dirty and they are very smart and sensitive creatures.but as meat goes its fattiness and it does not travel well is why i don't eat it.

Hans Rysenaar on July 08, 2011:

Wow! After reading all that ... including the I notion that a tapeworm is a virus! I think I'll go and have a cigarette or twenty. :-)

Neology on May 22, 2011:

In the Bible,there are verses that say 'don't eat pork'..I wonder, why a lot of christian is still consume the pork..

Muscles Glasses on May 09, 2011:

These guys eat lots of pork.....

Matt on May 03, 2011:

Well, I am christian but I never eat pork because pigs are filthy as hell and full of viruses , diseases and germs and plus there are meats better and healthier than pork which are veal, beef, lamb, chicken, turkey and etc.

If you starving and you got nothing around you but pork then eat it but if you eat pork just because then you enjoying eating filthy stuff!

Ali on April 01, 2011:

Oh yeah, read this article about the objections to eating pork in the Bible and Koran.

onToast on March 28, 2011:

@Plain old me "For those that believe, no proof is required"

Please sit back and thoroughly examine the words chosen there.

I 'believe' things based on the 'proof' of things around me. Thats why I don't believe in 40 foot purple mice.

Faith/belief is the complete acceptance in something when the evidence supporting it is non-existent, even damning.

A closed-minded, weak state of mind develops, easily manipulated and susceptible and worst of all, unable to take in information from the world around them and combine them into cohesive, new, individual ideas and theories, constantly leading them closer to the truth.

How can you be so sure you have found the truth? Have you looked elsewhere and checked? Are you sure you haven't just found a comfort zone?

It is mindsets like this that result in barriers obstructing the advancement of mankind. Please wake up, disown your power-driven war machine organisations, step out into the world and discover the true spiritual experience of uncovering the mysteries of our universe. It is 100 million times more magical, breathtaking and religious than anything you could imagine.

Oh, and btw - pork is nice, but as with all meat products, fail to cook it properly and you may get sick. I'd call that more a fact of meat than damning evidence from the Lord.

PS - I used to be a Mormon. Believe me brothers, you can escape. Come join me in the land of enlightenment,

bayy88 on March 06, 2011:

god has giving us his dietary law so we can be healthy in body and his laws of transgressions to be healthy in our souls

pork lover on February 23, 2011:

eat more pork

Plain old me on February 19, 2011:

For those that do not believe, No proof is possible. For those that do believe, no proof is required.

EYÜP on January 29, 2011:

pork is very harmful. For the descendants of the mouse when you mouse-eaten pork you eat all you like

reyna on January 25, 2011:

not only pork...stop eating all kind of meat if u wanna stay healthy....if u wanna say the pork is unhealthy..i think so do the lamb chicken n beef...all of them do contain bacteria...

Oh no on January 21, 2011:

Those people who aren't convinced are actually reasoning from their bellies and not from their brains. but what kinpoten actually said is true... if you want to become healthy, become a vegetarian... besides, animals have feelings too

The Voice of reason on January 17, 2011:

What a bunch of crackpots...LOL..

kinpoten on December 30, 2010:

the bible did say it was wrong to eat pigs or any animal with a cloven hoof..but it also said in the new testment that it is not what a man puts in his mouth that makes him evil but what comes from his heart.jesus did away with the old laws!people seem to forget that colon cancer comes not from eating pork but from red meat!!it takes 3 days to digest one hamburger from mcdonalds were it takes 8hrs to digest pork!mad cow desease and other bovine infections plague man but no one talks about them!!all meats are full of harmons,steroids,and other unhealthy things,wanna live healthy become a vegetarian

just me on December 30, 2010:

The only thing I know is that every time I eat pig is that I feel VERY angry, I get belly ache, and horrible headaches. Thanks to all of you I wont eat pig anymore. Zarak, thanks for those verses of the bible. By the way this have happened to me only when I have eaten wild pig, not pig from a farm. Thank you all for information.

zarak on December 27, 2010:

verses of bible about eating pork

the book of Leviticus, ch 11, v. 7 and 8

Deuteronomy 14:7-8

Isaiah 65:2-4, and 66:17

Suzan on December 19, 2010:

Anyone who thinks homeopathy doesn't work should try a "poison ivy" homeopathic preparation the next time they get it. It kills the itch and heals it in no time at all. And Arnica cream/gel is a great for bruises and sore muscles. A plastic surgeon I know dispenses Arnica pills to her patients after facial surgeries. It works! Read this!

Oh, yes. Jesus says that those who teach others not to obey the law are the LEAST in the kingdom. But those who observe and teach others to observe the Law of Moses are the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Who do you believe? Jesus himself repeated 3 times in the Gospels, or some one time event?

Obedience to the Law is Worship!

Islandguy on December 19, 2010:

The Creator of the universe told us not to eat pork. Questions?

smithfish7 on December 13, 2010:

For all of you who have did proper research, God Bless.

For all of you who want to deny facts, ignorance is one of our worst enemies. Just because another creature can eat something and get away with it does not mean it can't or won't harm humans. We don't have the same bacteria chemical make up. Swine or pigs have puss veins on their front legs that drain some of the poison and toxins out, because they can't digest all the nasty stuff they ingest. As far as worms or parasites, just because an animal eats grain, hay or proper feed of any type does not make them immune to parasites. Some animals are born with worms, like most puppies. If we eat pork with Trichinae worms in it, there is no cure, and they are deadly. But think about it would you eat a Turkey Buzzard, Bat, Dog, Cat, ect. there are creatures who have been put on this earth to clean up waste that we should not eat, period. Remember the saying, " You are what you eat" So don't make your self FULL OF IT.

sabrina on December 02, 2010:

in all three religions(judaism, christianity, and islam) pork is forbidden! enough said!

Smily on November 24, 2010:

i would like you all people to read this article too and to have some more information which is already proved.

Sally on November 14, 2010:

I got a book at a second hand store recently and the author tells about retrovirus. I'd never heard about that before. It's scarry. Maybe I'll give up pork. I think we should all know where our food comes from and what's in it.

waterbird on October 14, 2010:

thanks for the info! for me it's usually about getting my food from reputable sources. it's good to know that in moderation i can feel free to continue to do so with pork!

erin m on September 20, 2010:

If a hog, or any other animal for that matter, is eating its own feces, it is because the farmer/care taker is not practicing proper husbandry. Why are people allowing their livestock to eat anything other than the food that is provided for them? Yes, a hog will eat garbage if that is all that is offered to him. In the US we call that neglect.

speccop on August 22, 2010:

You all need to buy or rent the documentary "Food Inc." Just as I have suspected and said for many years our whole food chain in the U.S. is tainted. Grow your own food and raise your own livestock or buy from local farmers who free range their livestock and grow crops organically. We are all being poisoned by everything made commercially. Government and Big Business DO NOT have our health and safety in the's all about the almighty dollar to them.

brittany on July 20, 2010:

yukk yukk. idk what piggies eat..but they stil taste good.

Atiqah on May 27, 2010:

Can I please have the reference for this? email me iluvme29 [at] hotmail com


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