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Chicken meat vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.47g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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 jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals 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 jowl
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
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
21
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
22
Chicken meat
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
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Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.7%
Contains more Zinc +131%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains less Sodium -69.5%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.7%
Contains more Zinc +131%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains less Sodium -69.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +1688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Contains more Vitamin A +1688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.3%
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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
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 Chicken meat Pork jowl Opinion
Protein 27.3 6.38 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 69.61 Pork jowl
Carbs 0 0
Calories 239 655 Pork jowl
Starch
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 15 4 Chicken meat
Iron 1.26 0.42 Chicken meat
Magnesium 23 3 Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182 86 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 148 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 25 Pork jowl
Zinc 1.94 0.84 Chicken meat
Copper 0.066 0.04 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 9 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.386 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.236 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 8.487 4.535 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.25 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.09 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.82 Pork jowl
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.305 0.021 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.21 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.168 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 0.446 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 0.528 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.095 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.239 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.305 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.072 Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88 90 Chicken meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 25.26 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 8.11 Pork jowl
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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