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Chicken feet vs. Pork shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chicken feet and Pork shoulder

  • Chicken feet has more Folate, however, Pork shoulder is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D.
  • Pork shoulder covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 59% more than Chicken feet.
  • Pork shoulder contains 17 times less Folate than Chicken feet. Chicken feet contains 86µg of Folate, while Pork shoulder contains 5µg.
  • Chicken feet has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, feet, boiled and Pork, fresh, shoulder, whole, separable lean and fat, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +486.7%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.3%
Contains more Potassium +874.2%
Contains more Zinc +291.3%
Contains more Selenium +608.3%
Equal in Sodium - 65
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 5% 40% 13% 78% 27% 9% 74% 28% 2% 140%
Contains more Calcium +486.7%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains more Iron +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.3%
Contains more Potassium +874.2%
Contains more Zinc +291.3%
Contains more Selenium +608.3%
Equal in Sodium - 65

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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Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.1%
Contains more Folate +1620%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1178.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +858.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3380%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.4%
Contains more Choline +355.6%
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% 4% 51% 3% 192% 64% 72% 44% 81% 4% 93% 34% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.1%
Contains more Folate +1620%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1178.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +858.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3380%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.4%
Contains more Choline +355.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Fats +23.2%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 64.02
19% 15% 66%
Protein: 19.4 g
Fats: 14.6 g
Carbs: 0.2 g
Water: 65.8 g
Other: 0 g
17% 18% 64%
Protein: 17.18 g
Fats: 17.99 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.02 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Protein +12.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Fats +23.2%
Contains more Other +∞%
Equal in Water - 64.02

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +45.6%
32% 44% 24%
Saturated Fat: 3.92 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.98 g
39% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 6.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.92 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +45.6%

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 shoulder
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken feet Pork shoulder Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Chicken feet
Protein 19.4g 17.18g Chicken feet
Fats 14.6g 17.99g Pork shoulder
Carbs 0.2g 0g Chicken feet
Calories 215kcal 236kcal Pork shoulder
Calcium 88mg 15mg Chicken feet
Iron 0.91mg 1.05mg Pork shoulder
Magnesium 5mg 18mg Pork shoulder
Phosphorus 83mg 182mg Pork shoulder
Potassium 31mg 302mg Pork shoulder
Sodium 67mg 65mg Pork shoulder
Zinc 0.69mg 2.7mg Pork shoulder
Copper 0.102mg 0.084mg Chicken feet
Manganese 0.011mg Pork shoulder
Selenium 3.6µg 25.5µg Pork shoulder
Vitamin A 100IU 7IU Chicken feet
Vitamin A RAE 30µg 2µg Chicken feet
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.19mg Chicken feet
Vitamin D 8IU 70IU Pork shoulder
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.7µg Pork shoulder
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.767mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 0.275mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 3.833mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B5 0.719mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 0.348mg Pork shoulder
Folate 86µg 5µg Chicken feet
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 0.74µg Pork shoulder
Choline 13.3mg 60.6mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin K 0.2µg 0µg Chicken feet
Tryptophan 0.208mg Pork shoulder
Threonine 0.768mg Pork shoulder
Isoleucine 0.781mg Pork shoulder
Leucine 1.36mg Pork shoulder
Lysine 1.531mg Pork shoulder
Methionine 0.441mg Pork shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.681mg Pork shoulder
Valine 0.921mg Pork shoulder
Histidine 0.656mg Pork shoulder
Cholesterol 84mg 71mg Pork shoulder
Saturated Fat 3.92g 6.24g 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 8.01g Pork shoulder
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g 1.92g Chicken feet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken feet Pork shoulder
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
49%
Pork shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chicken feet
41%
Pork shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken feet
Chicken feet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.32g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167843/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.