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Barbecue chicken vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Barbecue chicken and Pork chop

  • Pork chop is higher than Barbecue chicken in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D.
  • Pork chop's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 36% higher.
  • Barbecue chicken has 5 times more Sodium than Pork chop. While Barbecue chicken has 335mg of Sodium, Pork chop has only 74mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 +346.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +790.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +346.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +790.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barbecue chicken Pork chop
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 15.08g 14.35g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Pork chop
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 0.95mg 0.87mg Barbecue chicken
Magnesium 21mg 20mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 255mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 335mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 1.78mg 3.15mg Pork chop
Copper 0.077mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 67IU 15IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.21mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 0µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 8µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.66µg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.657mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.853mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.549mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.75mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.565mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 0.935mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.592mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 127mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.078g 0.066g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 3.927g 4.339g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 4.887g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 1.894g Barbecue chicken

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Barbecue chicken Pork chop
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Barbecue chicken
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
41
Pork chop

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 food.
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Pork chop
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 261mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.412g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.