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Pork vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 591mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.637g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
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 Cheese
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
23
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
67
Cheese

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
5
:
3
Cheese
Contains more Iron +521.4%
Contains more Potassium +456.6%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +3636.8%
Contains more Zinc +52.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Contains more Iron +521.4%
Contains more Potassium +456.6%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +3636.8%
Contains more Zinc +52.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Equal in Magnesium - 27

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
6
:
5
Cheese
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2924.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8437.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +603%
Contains more Vitamin A +17642.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2924.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8437.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +603%
Contains more Vitamin A +17642.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
3%
Cheese
Fats
64%
Pork
154%
Cheese

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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 Cheese Opinion
Calories 242 404 Cheese
Protein 27.32 22.87 Pork
Fats 13.92 33.31 Cheese
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 3.09 Cheese
Cholesterol 80 99 Pork
Vitamin D 53 24 Pork
Iron 0.87 0.14 Pork
Calcium 19 710 Cheese
Potassium 423 76 Pork
Magnesium 28 27 Pork
Sugars 0 0.48 Cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.03 Pork
Zinc 2.39 3.64 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 246 455 Cheese
Sodium 62 653 Pork
Vitamin A 7 1242 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.29 0.71 Cheese
Vitamin D 1.3 0.6 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.029 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.428 Cheese
Vitamin B3 5.037 0.059 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.41 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.066 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.1 Cheese
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 18.867 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 9.246 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 1.421 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.338 0.547 Cheese
Threonine 1.234 1.044 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.206 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.939 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.025 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.547 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.074 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.404 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.547 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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