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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
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Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 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%

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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.