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Pork vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.032g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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 is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Meat
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals 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 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
46
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
29
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
2
:
6
Meat
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Copper +52.1%
Equal in Potassium - 421
Equal in Magnesium - 29
Equal in Zinc - 2.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Sodium - 57
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Copper +52.1%
Equal in Potassium - 421
Equal in Magnesium - 29
Equal in Zinc - 2.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Equal in Sodium - 57

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
5
:
5
Meat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +430%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.95
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +430%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.95

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Meat
Fats
64%
Pork
16%
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 Meat Opinion
Calories 242 143 Pork
Protein 27.32 26.17 Pork
Fats 13.92 3.51 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 73 Meat
Vitamin D 53 10 Pork
Iron 0.87 1.15 Meat
Calcium 19 6 Pork
Potassium 423 421 Pork
Magnesium 28 29 Meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.111 Meat
Zinc 2.39 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 246 267 Meat
Sodium 62 57 Meat
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.08 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 0.2 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 5.037 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 0.698 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.7 0.57 Pork
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.033 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 1.334 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.506 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.275 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.175 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.288 Meat
Leucine 2.177 2.229 Meat
Lysine 2.446 2.427 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.1 Meat
Valine 1.473 1.367 Pork
Histidine 1.067 1.13 Meat
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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