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Duck meat vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Duck meat and Pork chop

  • Duck meat is richer in Iron, and Copper, while Pork chop is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Pork chop covers your daily Selenium needs 30% more than Duck meat.
  • Duck meat has 3 times more Iron than Pork chop. Duck meat has 2.7mg of Iron, while Pork chop has 0.87mg.
  • Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +210.3%
Contains more Copper +116.2%
Contains less Sodium -20.3%
Contains more Calcium +409.1%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 4% 18% 12% 76% 51% 67% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Contains more Iron +210.3%
Contains more Copper +116.2%
Contains less Sodium -20.3%
Contains more Calcium +409.1%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%

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 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 14% 3% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 38% 13% 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% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104

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
32
Duck meat
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
41
Pork chop

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
114%
Duck meat
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Pork chop
Fats
131%
Duck meat
66%
Pork chop

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.
Duck meat Pork chop
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Duck meat Pork chop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.331g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
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 Duck meat Pork chop Opinion
Calories 337 231 Duck meat
Protein 18.99 23.72 Pork chop
Fats 28.35 14.35 Duck meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 84 78 Pork chop
Vitamin D 3 40 Pork chop
Iron 2.7 0.87 Duck meat
Calcium 11 56 Pork chop
Potassium 204 315 Pork chop
Magnesium 16 20 Pork chop
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.227 0.105 Duck meat
Zinc 1.86 3.15 Pork chop
Starch
Phosphorus 156 241 Pork chop
Sodium 59 74 Duck meat
Vitamin A 210 15 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7 0.21 Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.174 0.49 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.269 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 4.825 7.927 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.098 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.18 0.489 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.66 Pork chop
Vitamin K 5.1 0 Duck meat
Folate 6 0 Duck meat
Trans Fat 0.066 Duck meat
Saturated Fat 9.67 4.339 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9 4.887 Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65 1.894 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232 0.282 Pork chop
Threonine 0.773 1.043 Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.872 1.123 Pork chop
Leucine 1.465 1.952 Pork chop
Lysine 1.486 2.109 Pork chop
Methionine 0.475 0.65 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.752 0.985 Pork chop
Valine 0.938 1.2 Pork chop
Histidine 0.462 0.965 Pork chop
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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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/nutrients
  2. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.