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Pot roast vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.475g)
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)
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.
Pot roast Ground meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index 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
Pot roast Ground 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
24
Pot roast
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
36
Pot roast
34
Ground 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
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Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains less Sodium -35.6%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Potassium - 241
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains less Sodium -35.6%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Potassium - 241
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.026
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.311
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.026
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.311

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
174%
Pot roast
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Ground meat
Fats
88%
Pot roast
71%
Ground 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 Pot roast Ground meat Opinion
Calories 297 241 Pot roast
Protein 28.94 23.87 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 15.37 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 116 88 Ground meat
Vitamin D 8 2 Pot roast
Iron 2.42 2.27 Pot roast
Calcium 16 33 Ground meat
Potassium 231 241 Ground meat
Magnesium 19 17 Pot roast
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.079 Pot roast
Zinc 6.66 5.84 Pot roast
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Phosphorus 174 166 Pot roast
Sodium 47 73 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.51 0.12 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.051 Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.171
Vitamin B3 4.105 4.026 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571 0.512 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.311 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.13 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 1.8 2.9 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Pot roast
Saturated Fat 7.548 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 7.322 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 0.408 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19 0.121 Pot roast
Threonine 1.156 0.923 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 1.055 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 1.861 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 1.976 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.614 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 0.931 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 1.172 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 0.775 Pot roast
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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