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Steak vs Pork - 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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.213g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
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.
Steak Pork
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Steak Pork
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
29
Steak
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
35
Steak
27
Pork

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
Steak
4
:
4
Pork
Contains more Iron +175.9%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +165.3%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.9%
Equal in Sodium - 62
Contains more Iron +175.9%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Zinc +165.3%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +51.6%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.9%
Equal in Sodium - 62

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
Steak
5
:
6
Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1085.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.037
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464
Contains more Vitamin A +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1085.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.037
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464

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
149%
Steak
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Pork
Fats
88%
Steak
64%
Pork

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