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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Goat
4
:
6
Pork
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Contains more Manganese +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Selenium +414.8%
Equal in Potassium - 423
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86% 5% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25% 2% 248%
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Contains more Manganese +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Selenium +414.8%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Goat
2
:
10
Pork
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.3%
Equal in Folate - 5
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% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 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 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.3%
Equal in Folate - 5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Goat
2
:
2
Pork
Contains more Water +31.1%
Contains more Other +40.4%
Contains more Protein +32.6%
Contains more Fats +502.6%
21% 2% 76%
Protein: 20.6 g
Fats: 2.31 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 75.84 g
Other: 1.25 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 +31.1%
Contains more Other +40.4%
Contains more Protein +32.6%
Contains more Fats +502.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Goat
1
:
2
Pork
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +501%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +605.9%
37% 54% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.71 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +501%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +605.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Pork Opinion
Protein 20.6g 27.32g Pork
Fats 2.31g 13.92g Pork
Calories 109kcal 242kcal Pork
Calcium 13mg 19mg Pork
Iron 2.83mg 0.87mg Goat
Magnesium 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 180mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 385mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 82mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 4mg 2.39mg Goat
Copper 0.256mg 0.073mg Goat
Manganese 0.038mg 0.009mg Goat
Selenium 8.8µg 45.3µg Pork
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.321mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg Pork
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 0.7µg Goat
Choline 93.9mg Pork
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.981mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.042mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 1.716mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 1.532mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.552mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 1.103mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.429mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 57mg 80mg Goat
Saturated Fat 0.71g 5.23g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Goat Pork
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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
27%
Goat
56%
Pork
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Goat
55%
Pork

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 Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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 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.

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. 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.