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Chicken meat vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.549g)
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 minerals?
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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.
Chicken meat Pork chop
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
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
Chicken meat 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
25
Chicken meat
37
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
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
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Contains more Iron +44.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Calcium +273.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.3%
Contains more Copper +59.1%
Contains more Zinc +62.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Equal in Sodium - 74
Contains more Iron +44.8%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Calcium +273.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.3%
Contains more Copper +59.1%
Contains more Zinc +62.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +973.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +677.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104
Contains more Vitamin A +973.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +677.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Pork chop
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
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 Chicken meat Pork chop Opinion
Calories 239 231 Chicken meat
Protein 27.3 23.72 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 14.35 Pork chop
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 78 Pork chop
Vitamin D 2 40 Pork chop
Iron 1.26 0.87 Chicken meat
Calcium 15 56 Pork chop
Potassium 223 315 Pork chop
Magnesium 23 20 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.105 Pork chop
Zinc 1.94 3.15 Pork chop
Starch
Phosphorus 182 241 Pork chop
Sodium 82 74 Pork chop
Vitamin A 161 15 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.21 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.49 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 8.487 7.927 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.489 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.66 Pork chop
Vitamin K 2.4 0 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.066 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79 4.339 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 4.887 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 1.894 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.282 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 1.043 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 1.123 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.952 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 2.109 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.65 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.985 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 1.2 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 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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