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Goat vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Goat and Pork

  • Goat has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin B12, Zinc and Vitamin B2, however Pork is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus and Vitamin B3.
  • Pork covers your daily Selenium needs 66% more than Goat.
  • Pork has 4 times less Copper than Goat. Goat has 0.256mg of Copper, while Pork has 0.073mg.
  • Goat contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Goat, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, 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
Goat
3
:
5
Pork
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Equal in Potassium - 423
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 4% 34% 0% 86% 110% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Equal in Potassium - 423

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
Goat
2
:
9
Pork
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.3%
Equal in Folate - 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% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 142% 0% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.3%
Equal in Folate - 5

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Goat
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
37
Pork

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 the food
Protein
124%
Goat
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
0%
Pork
Fats
11%
Goat
64%
Pork

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Goat Pork
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Goat Pork
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 contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Goat
Goat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.52g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Goat Pork Opinion
Calories 109 242 Pork
Protein 20.6 27.32 Pork
Fats 2.31 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 57 80 Goat
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 2.83 0.87 Goat
Calcium 13 19 Pork
Potassium 385 423 Pork
Magnesium 28 Pork
Sugars 0 Goat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.256 0.073 Goat
Zinc 4 2.39 Goat
Starch
Phosphorus 180 246 Pork
Sodium 82 62 Pork
Vitamin A 0 7 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.11 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.49 0.321 Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 1.13 0.7 Goat
Vitamin K 0 Pork
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.71 5.23 Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.306 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.981 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.042 1.26 Pork
Leucine 1.716 2.177 Pork
Lysine 1.532 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.552 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.715 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.103 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.429 1.067 Pork
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.