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Chuck steak vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chuck steak and Pork jowl

  • Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, however Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 92% more than Pork jowl.
  • Pork jowl contains 18 times less Selenium than Chuck steak. Chuck steak contains 27.5µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl contains 1.5µg.
  • Chuck steak has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +483.3%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.4%
Contains more Potassium +119.6%
Contains more Zinc +933.3%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains less Sodium -64.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +483.3%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +124.4%
Contains more Potassium +119.6%
Contains more Zinc +933.3%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains less Sodium -64.8%

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 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.4%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +269.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +484.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.535
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 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 A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +314.4%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +269.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +484.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.535

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.
Chuck steak Pork jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 6.38g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 4mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 0.42mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 3mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 193mg 86mg Chuck steak
Potassium 325mg 148mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 8.68mg 0.84mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.04mg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25IU 9IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 5IU IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.236mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 4.535mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.25mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.09mg Chuck steak
Folate 6µg 1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 0.82µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.021mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.21mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.168mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 0.446mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 0.528mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.095mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.239mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 0.305mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.072mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 90mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 8.66g 25.26g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chuck steak 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
56
Chuck steak
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
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
150%
Chuck steak
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.6g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.