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Kielbasa vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Kielbasa and Pork chop

  • Kielbasa has more Monounsaturated Fat, however Pork chop has more Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Kielbasa is 49% higher.
  • Pork chop has 2 times less Monounsaturated Fat than Kielbasa. Kielbasa has 8.27g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Pork chop has 4.887g.
  • Pork chop is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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 +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +42.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 17.6g 14.35g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 1.24mg 0.87mg Kielbasa
Magnesium mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 1200mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc mg 3.15mg Pork chop
Copper mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate µg 0µg Pork chop
Vitamin B12 µg 0.66µg Pork chop
Vitamin K µg 0µg Pork chop
Tryptophan mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 70mg 78mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g 0.066g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 4.339g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 4.887g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 1.894g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Pork chop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
4
Kielbasa
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Pork chop
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1126mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.891g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.