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Pork vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.213g)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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 Steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Steak
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
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
35
Steak

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
:
4
Steak
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.9%
Contains more Iron +175.9%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +165.3%
Equal in Sodium - 58
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.9%
Contains more Iron +175.9%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +165.3%
Equal in Sodium - 58

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
Steak
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1085.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1085.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5

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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Steak
Fats
64%
Pork
88%
Steak

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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 Steak Opinion
Calories 242 271 Steak
Protein 27.32 24.85 Pork
Fats 13.92 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 78 Steak
Vitamin D 53 6 Pork
Iron 0.87 2.4 Steak
Calcium 19 12 Pork
Potassium 423 279 Pork
Magnesium 28 23 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.085 Steak
Zinc 2.39 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 246 163 Pork
Sodium 62 58 Steak
Vitamin A 7 25 Steak
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 0.1 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.074 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.301 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.5 Steak
Vitamin B12 0.7 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 8.443 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.896 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.278 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.171 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.157 Pork
Leucine 2.177 2.142 Pork
Lysine 2.446 2.38 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.672 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.997 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.242 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.931 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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