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Chicken meat 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 - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.44g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Chicken meat Pork
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Pork
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
25
Chicken meat
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
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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7
Pork
Contains more Iron +44.8%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +89.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Copper +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +44.8%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +89.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Copper +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%

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
:
7
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1292.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Contains more Vitamin A +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1292.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29

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
164%
Chicken meat
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Pork
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
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 Chicken meat Pork Opinion
Calories 239 242 Pork
Protein 27.3 27.32 Pork
Fats 13.6 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 80 Pork
Vitamin D 2 53 Pork
Iron 1.26 0.87 Chicken meat
Calcium 15 19 Pork
Potassium 223 423 Pork
Magnesium 23 28 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.073 Pork
Zinc 1.94 2.39 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 182 246 Pork
Sodium 82 62 Pork
Vitamin A 161 7 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 0 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 8.487 5.037 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.698 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.7 Pork
Vitamin K 2.4 0 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 5.23 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 1.2 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.128 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.362 1.26 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.223 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.726 0.712 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.325 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.802 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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