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Game vs. Pork — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Game and Pork?

  • Game is higher in Iron, Vitamin B2, and Copper, yet Pork is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Selenium is 59% more.
  • Game has 5 times more Iron than Pork. While Game has 4.2mg of Iron, Pork has only 0.87mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Pork is lower.

We used Game meat, antelope, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled types in this article.

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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.
Game
4
:
5
Pork
Contains more Iron +382.8%
Contains less Sodium -12.9%
Contains more Copper +191.8%
Contains more Manganese +144.4%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.3%
Contains more Selenium +251.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 158% 20% 90% 33% 8% 46% 71% 3% 71%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25% 2% 248%
Contains more Iron +382.8%
Contains less Sodium -12.9%
Contains more Copper +191.8%
Contains more Manganese +144.4%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.3%
Contains more Selenium +251.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 28

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.
Game
2
:
11
Pork
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.4%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 65% 169% 0% 0% 0% 7% 0% 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% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 52% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.4%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +237.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Game
3
:
1
Pork
Contains more Water +13.9%
Contains more Other +122.5%
Contains more Fats +421.3%
Equal in Protein - 27.32
29% 3% 66% 2%
Protein: 29.45 g
Fats: 2.67 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.9 g
Other: 1.98 g
27% 14% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
Contains more Water +13.9%
Contains more Other +122.5%
Contains more Fats +421.3%
Equal in Protein - 27.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Game
1
:
2
Pork
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +882.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +106.9%
44% 29% 27%
Saturated Fat: 0.97 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.63 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.58 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +882.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +106.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Game Pork Opinion
Protein 29.45g 27.32g Game
Fats 2.67g 13.92g Pork
Calories 150kcal 242kcal Pork
Calcium 4mg 19mg Pork
Iron 4.2mg 0.87mg Game
Magnesium 28mg 28mg
Phosphorus 210mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 372mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 54mg 62mg Game
Zinc 1.68mg 2.39mg Pork
Copper 0.213mg 0.073mg Game
Manganese 0.022mg 0.009mg Game
Selenium 12.9µg 45.3µg Pork
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.26mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.73mg 0.321mg Game
Vitamin B3 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg Pork
Folate 9µg 5µg Game
Vitamin B12 0.7µg Pork
Choline 93.9mg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 1.362mg 1.234mg Game
Isoleucine 1.126mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 2.489mg 2.177mg Game
Lysine 2.462mg 2.446mg Game
Methionine 0.838mg 0.712mg Game
Phenylalanine 1.166mg 1.086mg Game
Valine 1.31mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 1.401mg 1.067mg Game
Cholesterol 126mg 80mg Pork
Saturated Fat 0.97g 5.23g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.58g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Game Pork
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
18%
Game
56%
Pork
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
50%
Game
55%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Game
Game is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173844/nutrients
  2. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.