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Ground meat vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.843g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 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.
Ground meat Pork
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground 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
Ground meat
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
34
Ground 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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4
Pork
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.2%
Contains less Sodium -15.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.073
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.2%
Contains less Sodium -15.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.073

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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8
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +255.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1619.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +255.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1619.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.2%

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
143%
Ground meat
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Pork
Fats
71%
Ground 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 Ground meat Pork Opinion
Calories 241 242 Pork
Protein 23.87 27.32 Pork
Fats 15.37 13.92 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 80 Pork
Vitamin D 2 53 Pork
Iron 2.27 0.87 Ground meat
Calcium 33 19 Ground meat
Potassium 241 423 Pork
Magnesium 17 28 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.073 Ground meat
Zinc 5.84 2.39 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 246 Pork
Sodium 73 62 Pork
Vitamin A 9 7 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 0 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 4.026 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 2.49 0.7 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 0 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Pork
Saturated Fat 6.073 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 6.19 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.121 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.923 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.055 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.861 2.177 Pork
Lysine 1.976 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.614 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.931 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.172 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.775 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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