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Beefsteak vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beefsteak and Pork jowl different?

  • Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, and Potassium, however Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pork jowl is 117% higher.
  • Beefsteak contains 19 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. While Beefsteak contains 27.9µg of Selenium, Pork jowl contains only 1.5µg.
  • Beefsteak has less Cholesterol.

Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +376.2%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +153.4%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Contains more Iron +376.2%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +153.4%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.8%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%

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 B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
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% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
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% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%

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
Beefsteak
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
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
128%
Beefsteak
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
321%
Pork jowl

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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.385g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in minerals
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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Beefsteak Pork jowl Opinion
Calories 134 655 Pork jowl
Protein 21.38 6.38 Beefsteak
Fats 5.36 69.61 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 67 90 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 Beefsteak
Iron 2 0.42 Beefsteak
Calcium 5 4 Beefsteak
Potassium 375 148 Beefsteak
Magnesium 25 3 Beefsteak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.04 Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3 0.84 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 220 86 Beefsteak
Sodium 55 25 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 6 9 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0.1 Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.386 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.182 0.236 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 5.048 4.535 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.25 Pork jowl
Vitamin B6 0.543 0.09 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.69 0.82 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5 Beefsteak
Folate 3 1 Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 1.875 25.26 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189 8.11 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.262 0.021 Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099 0.21 Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09 0.168 Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011 0.446 Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247 0.528 Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621 0.095 Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.239 Beefsteak
Valine 1.152 0.305 Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868 0.072 Beefsteak
Fructose

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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.