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Cheese vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 591mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.637g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Cheese Pork
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cheese 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
23
Cheese
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
67
Cheese
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
Cheese
3
:
5
Pork
Contains more Calcium +3636.8%
Contains more Zinc +52.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Iron +521.4%
Contains more Potassium +456.6%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Contains more Calcium +3636.8%
Contains more Zinc +52.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Iron +521.4%
Contains more Potassium +456.6%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 28

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
Cheese
5
:
6
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +17642.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2924.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8437.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +603%
Contains more Vitamin A +17642.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2924.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8437.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +603%

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
137%
Cheese
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
0%
Pork
Fats
154%
Cheese
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 Cheese Pork Opinion
Calories 404 242 Cheese
Protein 22.87 27.32 Pork
Fats 33.31 13.92 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 3.09 0 Cheese
Cholesterol 99 80 Pork
Vitamin D 24 53 Pork
Iron 0.14 0.87 Pork
Calcium 710 19 Cheese
Potassium 76 423 Pork
Magnesium 27 28 Pork
Sugars 0.48 0 Cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.073 Pork
Zinc 3.64 2.39 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 455 246 Cheese
Sodium 653 62 Pork
Vitamin A 1242 7 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71 0.29 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.428 0.321 Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.41 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 1.1 0.7 Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4 0 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 Pork
Saturated Fat 18.867 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246 6.19 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421 1.2 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547 0.338 Cheese
Threonine 1.044 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.206 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.939 2.177 Pork
Lysine 1.025 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.547 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.074 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.404 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.547 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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