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Turkey meat vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.184g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
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.
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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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.
Turkey meat Pork chop
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
Turkey meat Pork chop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
32
Turkey meat
37
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
26
Turkey meat
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
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Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains less Sodium -28.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains less Sodium -28.2%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%

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
171%
Turkey meat
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Pork chop
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
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 Turkey meat Pork chop Opinion
Calories 189 231 Pork chop
Protein 28.55 23.72 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 14.35 Pork chop
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 78 Pork chop
Vitamin D 15 40 Pork chop
Iron 1.09 0.87 Turkey meat
Calcium 14 56 Pork chop
Potassium 239 315 Pork chop
Magnesium 30 20 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.105 Pork chop
Zinc 2.48 3.15 Pork chop
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Phosphorus 223 241 Pork chop
Sodium 103 74 Pork chop
Vitamin A 39 15 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.21 Pork chop
Vitamin D 0.4 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.49 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 9.573 7.927 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.489 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 0.66 Turkey meat
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 0.066 Pork chop
Saturated Fat 2.155 4.339 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 4.887 Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 1.894 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.282 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 1.043 Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.796 1.123 Pork chop
Leucine 1.925 1.952 Pork chop
Lysine 2.282 2.109 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.65 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.985 Pork chop
Valine 0.902 1.2 Pork chop
Histidine 0.749 0.965 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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