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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
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +376.2%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.8%
Contains more Potassium +153.4%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +376.2%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.8%
Contains more Potassium +153.4%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
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 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak 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
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

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.

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.