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Chicken meat vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chicken meat and Pot roast

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Choline, and Selenium.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 76% more.
  • Chicken meat has 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Pot roast. Chicken meat has 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Pot roast has 4.105mg.
  • Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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 Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Iron +92.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Zinc +243.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Equal in Potassium - 231
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Iron +92.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Zinc +243.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Equal in Potassium - 231

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +610%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.059
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +610%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.059
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

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.
Chicken meat Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Pot roast Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.3g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 13.6g 19.17g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 239kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 16mg Pot roast
Iron 1.26mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Magnesium 23mg 19mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 174mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 231mg Pot roast
Sodium 82mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 1.94mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Copper 0.066mg 0.099mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 2IU 8IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.059mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.171mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 4.105mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.571mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.283mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 2.13µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.8µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.19mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.362mg 1.317mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.223mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.726mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 1.325mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.802mg 0.924mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 88mg 116mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 7.548g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 8.175g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.708g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Pot roast
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
36
Chicken meat
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
53
Pot roast

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
164%
Chicken meat
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Pot roast
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
88%
Pot roast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.758g)
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.
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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.