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Beef vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Beef and Pork jowl

  • Beef has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, however Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 97% more than Beef.
  • Beef has 14 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. While Beef has 21.5µg of Selenium, Pork jowl has only 1.5µg.
  • Beef has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw.

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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
Beef
7
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Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +519%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.2%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Zinc +651.2%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +519%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.2%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Zinc +651.2%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%

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
Beef
7
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +739.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +739.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9

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.
Beef Pork jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 25.93g 6.38g Beef
Fats 15.41g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 250kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 4mg Beef
Iron 2.6mg 0.42mg Beef
Magnesium 21mg 3mg Beef
Phosphorus 198mg 86mg Beef
Potassium 318mg 148mg Beef
Sodium 72mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 6.31mg 0.84mg Beef
Copper 0.085mg 0.04mg Beef
Vitamin A 9IU 9IU
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 2IU IU Beef
Vitamin D 0µg µg Beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.176mg 0.236mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 5.378mg 4.535mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658mg 0.25mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.09mg Beef
Folate 9µg 1µg Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64µg 0.82µg Beef
Vitamin K 1.2µg µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.094mg 0.021mg Beef
Threonine 0.72mg 0.21mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.822mg 0.168mg Beef
Leucine 1.45mg 0.446mg Beef
Lysine 1.54mg 0.528mg Beef
Methionine 0.478mg 0.095mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725mg 0.239mg Beef
Valine 0.914mg 0.305mg Beef
Histidine 0.604mg 0.072mg Beef
Cholesterol 88mg 90mg Beef
Trans Fat 0.572g g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 5.895g 25.26g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beef Pork jowl
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
52
Beef
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
55
Beef
14
Pork jowl

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
156%
Beef
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
71%
Beef
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.365g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/nutrients
  2. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.