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

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The main differences between Chicken neck and Pork shoulder

  • Chicken neck has more Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Pork shoulder has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pork shoulder is 60% higher.
  • Pork shoulder has 33 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chicken neck. Chicken neck has 65µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Pork shoulder has 2µg.
  • Pork shoulder is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, neck, meat and skin, raw 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 +20%
Contains more Iron +81%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.4%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Selenium +112.5%
Equal in Sodium - 65
Equal in Copper - 0.084
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 72% 10% 48% 13% 9% 51% 27% 5% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 40% 13% 78% 27% 9% 74% 28% 2% 140%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +81%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.4%
Contains more Zinc +45.2%
Contains more Selenium +112.5%
Equal in Sodium - 65
Equal in Copper - 0.084

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 +2985.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1531.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +184.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.833
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 6% 0% 0% 12% 45% 68% 51% 40% 4% 33% 0% 0%
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 +2985.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1531.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +184.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.833
Equal in Folate - 5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +45.9%
Contains more Protein +22.1%
Equal in Water - 64.02
Equal in Other - 0.81
14% 26% 60%
Protein: 14.07 g
Fats: 26.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.99 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 Fats +45.9%
Contains more Protein +22.1%
Equal in Water - 64.02
Equal in Other - 0.81

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +31.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +195.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.2%
31% 45% 24%
Saturated Fat: 7.27 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.55 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.68 g
39% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 6.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.92 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +31.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +195.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken neck Pork shoulder Opinion
Protein 14.07g 17.18g Pork shoulder
Fats 26.24g 17.99g Chicken neck
Calories 297kcal 236kcal Chicken neck
Calcium 18mg 15mg Chicken neck
Iron 1.9mg 1.05mg Chicken neck
Magnesium 13mg 18mg Pork shoulder
Phosphorus 112mg 182mg Pork shoulder
Potassium 137mg 302mg Pork shoulder
Sodium 64mg 65mg Chicken neck
Zinc 1.86mg 2.7mg Pork shoulder
Copper 0.08mg 0.084mg Pork shoulder
Manganese 0.033mg 0.011mg Chicken neck
Selenium 12µg 25.5µg Pork shoulder
Vitamin A 216IU 7IU Chicken neck
Vitamin A RAE 65µg 2µg Chicken neck
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.19mg Chicken neck
Vitamin D 70IU Pork shoulder
Vitamin D 1.7µg Pork shoulder
Vitamin C 0mg 0.7mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B1 0.047mg 0.767mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.275mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B3 3.608mg 3.833mg Pork shoulder
Vitamin B5 0.85mg 0.719mg Chicken neck
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.348mg Pork shoulder
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 0.26µg 0.74µg Pork shoulder
Choline 60.6mg Pork shoulder
Tryptophan 0.137mg 0.208mg Pork shoulder
Threonine 0.545mg 0.768mg Pork shoulder
Isoleucine 0.588mg 0.781mg Pork shoulder
Leucine 0.933mg 1.36mg Pork shoulder
Lysine 1.005mg 1.531mg Pork shoulder
Methionine 0.332mg 0.441mg Pork shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.514mg 0.681mg Pork shoulder
Valine 0.641mg 0.921mg Pork shoulder
Histidine 0.348mg 0.656mg Pork shoulder
Cholesterol 99mg 71mg Pork shoulder
Saturated Fat 7.27g 6.24g Pork shoulder
Omega-3 - DHA 0.06g 0g Chicken neck
Omega-3 - EPA 0.02g 0g Chicken neck
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Chicken neck
Monounsaturated Fat 10.55g 8.01g Chicken neck
Polyunsaturated fat 5.68g 1.92g Chicken neck

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken neck Pork shoulder
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
21%
Chicken neck
49%
Pork shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Chicken neck
41%
Pork shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork shoulder
Pork shoulder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.03g)
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 Sugar?
Chicken neck
Chicken neck is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken neck
Chicken neck contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 neck - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172382/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.