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Pork vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.891g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($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.
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 Pork chop
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price 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 Pork chop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
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
37
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
29
Pork chop

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
4
:
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.2%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.2%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Phosphorus - 241

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.313
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.489
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.66
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.313
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.489
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.66

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Pork chop
Fats
64%
Pork
66%
Pork chop

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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 Pork chop Opinion
Protein 27.32 23.72 Pork
Fats 13.92 14.35 Pork chop
Carbs 0 0
Calories 242 231 Pork
Starch
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Calcium 19 56 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 0.87
Magnesium 28 20 Pork
Phosphorus 246 241 Pork
Potassium 423 315 Pork
Sodium 62 74 Pork
Zinc 2.39 3.15 Pork chop
Copper 0.073 0.105 Pork chop
Vitamin A 7 15 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.29 0.21 Pork
Vitamin D 53 40 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 1 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.49 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.313 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 7.927 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.698 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.489 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.7 0.66 Pork
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.338 0.282 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.043 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.123 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.952 Pork
Lysine 2.446 2.109 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.65 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.985 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.2 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.965 Pork
Cholesterol 80 78 Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 4.339 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 4.887 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 1.894 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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