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Pork vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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.
Pork Duck meat
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
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
Pork Duck meat
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
40
Pork
23
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
25
Duck meat

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
:
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +107.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +28.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains more Iron +210.3%
Contains more Copper +211%
Equal in Sodium - 59
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +107.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +28.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains more Iron +210.3%
Contains more Copper +211%
Equal in Sodium - 59

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 +1666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +404%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2900%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.825
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +404%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2900%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.825

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Duck meat
Fats
64%
Pork
131%
Duck meat

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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 Duck meat Opinion
Calories 242 337 Duck meat
Protein 27.32 18.99 Pork
Fats 13.92 28.35 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 84 Pork
Vitamin D 53 3 Pork
Iron 0.87 2.7 Duck meat
Calcium 19 11 Pork
Potassium 423 204 Pork
Magnesium 28 16 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.227 Duck meat
Zinc 2.39 1.86 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 246 156 Pork
Sodium 62 59 Duck meat
Vitamin A 7 210 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.29 0.7 Duck meat
Vitamin D 1.3 0.1 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.174 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.269 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 4.825 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 1.098 Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.18 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 0.3 Pork
Vitamin K 0 5.1 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 9.67 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 12.9 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 3.65 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.338 0.232 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.773 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.872 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.465 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.486 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.475 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.752 Pork
Valine 1.473 0.938 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.462 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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