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Pork chop vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.104g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (78 mg)
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.
Pork chop Steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
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
Pork chop Steak
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
37
Pork chop
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
29
Pork chop
35
Steak

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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Steak
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.9%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.9%
Contains more Iron +175.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +101.3%
Contains less Sodium -21.6%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.9%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.9%
Contains more Iron +175.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +101.3%
Contains less Sodium -21.6%

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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Steak
Contains more Vitamin D +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +562.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Contains more Vitamin D +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +562.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5

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
142%
Pork chop
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Steak
Fats
66%
Pork chop
88%
Steak

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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 Pork chop Steak Opinion
Calories 231 271 Steak
Protein 23.72 24.85 Steak
Fats 14.35 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 78
Vitamin D 40 6 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 2.4 Steak
Calcium 56 12 Pork chop
Potassium 315 279 Pork chop
Magnesium 20 23 Steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.085 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 6.34 Steak
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Phosphorus 241 163 Pork chop
Sodium 74 58 Steak
Vitamin A 15 25 Steak
Vitamin E 0.21 Pork chop
Vitamin D 1 0.1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.074 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.301 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 5.149 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 0.66 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.066 Steak
Saturated Fat 4.339 8.443 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 0.896 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282 0.278 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 1.123 1.157 Steak
Leucine 1.952 2.142 Steak
Lysine 2.109 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.65 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.985 0.997 Steak
Valine 1.2 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.965 0.931 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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