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Ham vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1129mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.529g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
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)

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.
Ham Pork chop
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ham Pork chop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
32
Ham
37
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
43
Ham
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
Ham
1
:
Contains more Iron +70.1%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Zinc - 3.15
Contains more Iron +70.1%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Zinc - 3.15

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
Ham
2
:
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.66
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.66

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
126%
Ham
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
0%
Pork chop
Fats
26%
Ham
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 Ham Pork chop Opinion
Calories 145 231 Pork chop
Protein 20.93 23.72 Pork chop
Fats 5.53 14.35 Pork chop
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.5 0 Ham
Cholesterol 53 78 Ham
Vitamin D 32 40 Pork chop
Iron 1.48 0.87 Ham
Calcium 8 56 Pork chop
Potassium 287 315 Pork chop
Magnesium 14 20 Pork chop
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.105 Pork chop
Zinc 2.88 3.15 Pork chop
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Phosphorus 196 241 Pork chop
Sodium 1203 74 Pork chop
Vitamin A 0 15 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.25 0.21 Ham
Vitamin D 0.8 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.49 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 4.023 7.927 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.403 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.489 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.65 0.66 Pork chop
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.066 Ham
Saturated Fat 1.81 4.339 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 4.887 Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 1.894 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.251 0.282 Pork chop
Threonine 0.931 1.043 Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.918 1.123 Pork chop
Leucine 1.661 1.952 Pork chop
Lysine 1.775 2.109 Pork chop
Methionine 0.553 0.65 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.904 0.985 Pork chop
Valine 0.908 1.2 Pork chop
Histidine 0.75 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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