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Ground meat vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ground meat and Pork chop

  • Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Ground meat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 76% more than Pork chop.
  • Pork chop contains 3 times less Iron than Ground meat. Ground meat contains 2.27mg of Iron, while Pork chop contains 0.87mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, 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
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.4%
Contains more Calcium +69.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.7%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Sodium - 74
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +160.9%
Contains more Zinc +85.4%
Contains more Calcium +69.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.7%
Contains more Copper +32.9%
Equal in Sodium - 74

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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +860.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +860.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.2%

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.
Ground meat Pork chop
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.87g 23.72g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 14.35g Ground meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 241kcal 231kcal Ground meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 2.27mg 0.87mg Ground meat
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 166mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 241mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 73mg 74mg Ground meat
Zinc 5.84mg 3.15mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 9IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 2IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 0µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.512mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 7µg 0µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 0.66µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9µg 0µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.923mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.055mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.861mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.976mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.614mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.172mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.775mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 88mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 1.173g 0.066g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 6.073g 4.339g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 4.887g Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 1.894g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Pork chop
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
46
Ground meat
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
41
Pork chop

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
143%
Ground meat
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Pork chop
Fats
71%
Ground meat
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.734g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.