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Barbecue chicken vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 273mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.303g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barbecue chicken Pork
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barbecue chicken Pork
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
17
Barbecue chicken
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
27
Barbecue chicken
27
Pork

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Pork
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Copper - 0.073

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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7
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1494.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +359.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1494.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +359.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Pork
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
64%
Pork

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Barbecue chicken Pork Opinion
Calories 226 242 Pork
Protein 22.51 27.32 Pork
Fats 15.08 13.92 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0.12 0 Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 127 80 Pork
Vitamin D 0 53 Pork
Iron 0.95 0.87 Barbecue chicken
Calcium 16 19 Pork
Potassium 255 423 Pork
Magnesium 21 28 Pork
Sugars 0.12 0 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.073 Barbecue chicken
Zinc 1.78 2.39 Pork
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218 246 Pork
Sodium 335 62 Pork
Vitamin A 67 7 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46 0.29 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.732 5.037 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.47 0.7 Pork
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.078 Pork
Saturated Fat 3.927 5.23 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446 6.19 Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038 1.2 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.173 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.657 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 0.853 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.549 2.177 Pork
Lysine 1.75 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.565 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.69 1.086 Pork
Valine 0.935 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.592 1.067 Pork
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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