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Beef vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.556g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Beef Pork chop
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Pork chop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
28
Beef
37
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
29
Pork chop

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
Beef
5
:
Contains more Iron +198.9%
Contains more Zinc +100.3%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 74
Contains more Iron +198.9%
Contains more Zinc +100.3%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.7%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 74

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
Beef
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1900%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +965.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1900%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +965.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28%

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
156%
Beef
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Pork chop
Fats
71%
Beef
66%
Pork chop

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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 Beef Pork chop Opinion
Calories 250 231 Beef
Protein 25.93 23.72 Beef
Fats 15.41 14.35 Beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 78 Pork chop
Vitamin D 2 40 Pork chop
Iron 2.6 0.87 Beef
Calcium 18 56 Pork chop
Potassium 318 315 Beef
Magnesium 21 20 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.105 Pork chop
Zinc 6.31 3.15 Beef
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Phosphorus 198 241 Pork chop
Sodium 72 74 Beef
Vitamin A 9 15 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.12 0.21 Pork chop
Vitamin D 0 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.49 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 5.378 7.927 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.658 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.489 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 2.64 0.66 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 0 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 0.066 Pork chop
Saturated Fat 5.895 4.339 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 4.887 Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 1.894 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.094 0.282 Pork chop
Threonine 0.72 1.043 Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.822 1.123 Pork chop
Leucine 1.45 1.952 Pork chop
Lysine 1.54 2.109 Pork chop
Methionine 0.478 0.65 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.725 0.985 Pork chop
Valine 0.914 1.2 Pork chop
Histidine 0.604 0.965 Pork chop
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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