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Pork vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.19g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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 Veal
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Veal
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
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
30
Veal

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
Veal
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Copper +41.1%
Contains more Zinc +61.9%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Copper +41.1%
Contains more Zinc +61.9%

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
:
4
Veal
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1152.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +81.4%
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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Veal
Fats
64%
Pork
35%
Veal

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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 Veal Opinion
Calories 242 172 Pork
Protein 27.32 24.38 Pork
Fats 13.92 7.56 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 103 Pork
Vitamin D 53 0 Pork
Iron 0.87 0.99 Veal
Calcium 19 17 Pork
Potassium 423 337 Pork
Magnesium 28 24 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.103 Veal
Zinc 2.39 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 246 217 Pork
Sodium 62 83 Pork
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.15 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 0 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.07 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.27 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 0.698 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.39 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.27 Veal
Vitamin K 0 1.2 Veal
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 2.84 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.55 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.247 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.065 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.201 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.94 Pork
Lysine 2.446 2.009 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.569 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.984 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.347 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.885 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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