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Chicken feet vs. Pork — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chicken feet and Pork?

  • Chicken feet is higher in Folate, yet Pork is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Choline, Potassium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Selenium is 76% more.
  • Chicken feet has 17 times more Folate than Pork. While Chicken feet has 86µg of Folate, Pork has only 5µg.

We used Chicken, feet, boiled and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +363.2%
Contains more Copper +39.7%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.4%
Contains more Potassium +1264.5%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Selenium +1158.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Sodium - 62
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 27% 35% 4% 36% 3% 9% 19% 34% 0% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25% 2% 248%
Contains more Calcium +363.2%
Contains more Copper +39.7%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.4%
Contains more Potassium +1264.5%
Contains more Zinc +246.4%
Contains more Selenium +1158.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Sodium - 62

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Folate +1620%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1361.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4540%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Choline +606%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 6% 6% 0% 15% 47% 8% 0% 3% 65% 59% 8% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 52% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Folate +1620%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1361.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4540%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Choline +606%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +13.7%
Contains more Protein +40.8%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Fats - 13.92
19% 15% 66%
Protein: 19.4 g
Fats: 14.6 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 65.8 g
Other: 0 g
27% 14% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +13.7%
Contains more Protein +40.8%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Fats - 13.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -25%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.5%
32% 44% 24%
Saturated Fat: 3.92 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -25%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken feet Pork
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken feet Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Chicken feet
Protein 19.4g 27.32g Pork
Fats 14.6g 13.92g Chicken feet
Carbs 0.2g 0g Chicken feet
Calories 215kcal 242kcal Pork
Calcium 88mg 19mg Chicken feet
Iron 0.91mg 0.87mg Chicken feet
Magnesium 5mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 83mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 31mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 67mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 0.69mg 2.39mg Pork
Copper 0.102mg 0.073mg Chicken feet
Manganese 0.009mg Pork
Selenium 3.6µg 45.3µg Pork
Vitamin A 100IU 7IU Chicken feet
Vitamin A RAE 30µg 2µg Chicken feet
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 8IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 86µg 5µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.7µg Pork
Choline 13.3mg 93.9mg Pork
Vitamin K 0.2µg 0µg Chicken feet
Tryptophan 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 84mg 80mg Pork
Saturated Fat 3.92g 5.23g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DHA 0.043g 0g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g 0g Chicken feet
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0g Chicken feet
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 1.2g Chicken feet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken feet Pork
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Chicken feet
56%
Pork
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chicken feet
55%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.31g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken feet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171119/nutrients
  2. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.