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Lamb and mutton vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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.
Lamb and mutton 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
Lamb and mutton 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
29
Lamb and mutton
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
32
Lamb and mutton
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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5
Pork
Contains more Iron +116.1%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Zinc +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +36.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%
Contains more Iron +116.1%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Zinc +86.6%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +36.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -13.9%

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
:
8
Pork
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +264.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +777%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.698
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +264.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +2550%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +777%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.698

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Pork
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
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 Lamb and mutton Pork Opinion
Calories 294 242 Lamb and mutton
Protein 24.52 27.32 Pork
Fats 20.94 13.92 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 97 80 Pork
Vitamin D 2 53 Pork
Iron 1.88 0.87 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 17 19 Pork
Potassium 310 423 Pork
Magnesium 23 28 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.119 0.073 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46 2.39 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 188 246 Pork
Sodium 72 62 Pork
Vitamin A 0 7 Pork
Vitamin E 0.14 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 0.1 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 6.66 5.037 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 2.55 0.7 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6 0 Lamb and mutton
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.83 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82 6.19 Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51 1.2 Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.05 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.183 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.908 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.166 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.629 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.998 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.323 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.777 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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