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Ground meat vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ground meat and Pork jowl

  • Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, however Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 96% more than Ground meat.
  • Pork jowl has 13 times less Selenium than Ground meat. Ground meat has 19.1µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl has 1.5µg.
  • Ground meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw.

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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 Calcium +725%
Contains more Iron +440.5%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +93%
Contains more Potassium +62.8%
Contains more Zinc +595.2%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Iron +440.5%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +93%
Contains more Potassium +62.8%
Contains more Zinc +595.2%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.8%

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 Vitamin B5 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.6%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +656.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
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% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.6%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +656.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9

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 jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.87g 6.38g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 241kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 4mg Ground meat
Iron 2.27mg 0.42mg Ground meat
Magnesium 17mg 3mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 166mg 86mg Ground meat
Potassium 241mg 148mg Ground meat
Sodium 73mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 5.84mg 0.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.04mg Ground meat
Vitamin A 9IU 9IU
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 2IU IU Ground meat
Vitamin D 0µg µg Ground meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.236mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 4.535mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.512mg 0.25mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.09mg Ground meat
Folate 7µg 1µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 0.82µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9µg µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg 0.021mg Ground meat
Threonine 0.923mg 0.21mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg 0.168mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg 0.446mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg 0.528mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg 0.095mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.239mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg 0.305mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg 0.072mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 90mg Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173g g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 6.073g 25.26g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 8.11g Pork jowl

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Ground meat Pork jowl
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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
14
Pork jowl

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
71%
Ground meat
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.187g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in minerals
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)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.