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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
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5
Pork
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Equal in Potassium - 423
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
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 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 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
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% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 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

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.
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
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.6g 27.32g Pork
Fats 2.31g 13.92g Pork
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 109kcal 242kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 19mg Pork
Iron 2.83mg 0.87mg Goat
Magnesium mg 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
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D µg 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 mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 0.7µg Goat
Vitamin K µg 0µg 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
Trans Fat g g
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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Goat Pork
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
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 food.
Protein
124%
Goat
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
0%
Pork
Fats
11%
Goat
64%
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

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. 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.