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Duck meat vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Duck meat and Pork jowl

  • Duck meat has more Selenium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 78% more than Duck meat.
  • Pork jowl contains 13 times less Selenium than Duck meat. Duck meat contains 20µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl contains 1.5µg.
  • Duck meat has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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 +175%
Contains more Iron +542.9%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.4%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains more Copper +467.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +542.9%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.4%
Contains more Potassium +37.8%
Contains more Zinc +121.4%
Contains more Copper +467.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.6%

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 +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.3%
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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
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 +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +339.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.3%
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.
Duck meat 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 Duck meat Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 18.99g 6.38g Duck meat
Fats 28.35g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 337kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 4mg Duck meat
Iron 2.7mg 0.42mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg 3mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 156mg 86mg Duck meat
Potassium 204mg 148mg Duck meat
Sodium 59mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 1.86mg 0.84mg Duck meat
Copper 0.227mg 0.04mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 210IU 9IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg 0.29mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.174mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.269mg 0.236mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg 4.535mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg 0.25mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.09mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg 1µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.82µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K 5.1µg µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.021mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg 0.21mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg 0.168mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg 0.446mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg 0.528mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg 0.095mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg 0.239mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg 0.305mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg 0.072mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 84mg 90mg Duck meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.67g 25.26g Duck meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Duck meat 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
32
Duck meat
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
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
114%
Duck meat
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
131%
Duck meat
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.59g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat 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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.