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Beef vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.365g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 jowl
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sugars 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 jowl
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
21
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
9
Pork jowl

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
7
:
Contains more Iron +519%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +651.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.2%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%
Contains more Iron +519%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +651.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.2%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +739.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +739.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 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
156%
Beef
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
71%
Beef
321%
Pork jowl

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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 jowl Opinion
Calories 250 655 Pork jowl
Protein 25.93 6.38 Beef
Fats 15.41 69.61 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 90 Beef
Vitamin D 2 Beef
Iron 2.6 0.42 Beef
Calcium 18 4 Beef
Potassium 318 148 Beef
Magnesium 21 3 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.04 Beef
Zinc 6.31 0.84 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 198 86 Beef
Sodium 72 25 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 9
Vitamin E 0.12 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0 Beef
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.386 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.236 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 5.378 4.535 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 0.25 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.09 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 0.82 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 Beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 5.895 25.26 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 8.11 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.094 0.021 Beef
Threonine 0.72 0.21 Beef
Isoleucine 0.822 0.168 Beef
Leucine 1.45 0.446 Beef
Lysine 1.54 0.528 Beef
Methionine 0.478 0.095 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725 0.239 Beef
Valine 0.914 0.305 Beef
Histidine 0.604 0.072 Beef
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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