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Corned beef vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Corned beef and Pork jowl

  • Corned beef has more Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B6, however Pork jowl has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 95% more.
  • Corned beef has 39 times more Sodium than Pork jowl. Corned beef has 973mg of Sodium, while Pork jowl has 25mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked 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
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Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Copper +285%
Contains more Zinc +445.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Potassium - 148
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Copper +285%
Contains more Zinc +445.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Potassium - 148

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 B5 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.8%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1384.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 3% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 204% 4% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +98.8%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1384.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.7%

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
33
Corned beef
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
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
109%
Corned beef
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
88%
Corned beef
321%
Pork jowl

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

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Corned beef Pork jowl
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 948mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.92g)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Corned beef
Corned beef is relatively richer in minerals
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Pork jowl Opinion
Calories 251 655 Pork jowl
Protein 18.17 6.38 Corned beef
Fats 18.98 69.61 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.47 0 Corned beef
Cholesterol 98 90 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 4 Corned beef
Iron 1.86 0.42 Corned beef
Calcium 8 4 Corned beef
Potassium 145 148 Pork jowl
Magnesium 12 3 Corned beef
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.154 0.04 Corned beef
Zinc 4.58 0.84 Corned beef
Starch
Phosphorus 125 86 Corned beef
Sodium 973 25 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 0 9 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.16 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0.1 Corned beef
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.386 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.236 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 3.03 4.535 Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.42 0.25 Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.09 Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63 0.82 Corned beef
Vitamin K 1.5 Corned beef
Folate 6 1 Corned beef
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.34 25.26 Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67 8.11 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.119 0.021 Corned beef
Threonine 0.726 0.21 Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.827 0.168 Corned beef
Leucine 1.445 0.446 Corned beef
Lysine 1.536 0.528 Corned beef
Methionine 0.473 0.095 Corned beef
Phenylalanine 0.718 0.239 Corned beef
Valine 0.901 0.305 Corned beef
Histidine 0.58 0.072 Corned beef
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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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.