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Pork vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 273mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.303g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.

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 Barbecue chicken
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Barbecue chicken
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
40
Pork
17
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
27
Barbecue chicken

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
Pork
6
:
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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
Pork
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1494.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +359.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1494.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +359.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%

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%
Pork
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
64%
Pork
70%
Barbecue chicken

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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 Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 242 226 Pork
Protein 27.32 22.51 Pork
Fats 13.92 15.08 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 80 127 Pork
Vitamin D 53 0 Pork
Iron 0.87 0.95 Barbecue chicken
Calcium 19 16 Pork
Potassium 423 255 Pork
Magnesium 28 21 Pork
Sugars 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.077 Barbecue chicken
Zinc 2.39 1.78 Pork
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 246 218 Pork
Sodium 62 335 Pork
Vitamin A 7 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.29 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 1.3 0 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.055 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.227 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 5.732 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.152 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.191 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 0.47 Pork
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.078 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 3.927 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 6.446 Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 2.038 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.338 0.173 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.657 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.853 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.549 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.75 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.565 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.69 Pork
Valine 1.473 0.935 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.592 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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