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Lamb and mutton vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lamb and mutton and Pork jowl?

  • Lamb and mutton is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Vitamin B5, yet Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 82% more.
  • Lamb and mutton has 18 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. While Lamb and mutton has 26.4µg of Selenium, Pork jowl has only 1.5µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lamb and mutton is lower.

We used Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw types in this article.

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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 +325%
Contains more Iron +347.6%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.6%
Contains more Potassium +109.5%
Contains more Zinc +431%
Contains more Copper +197.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +347.6%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.6%
Contains more Potassium +109.5%
Contains more Zinc +431%
Contains more Copper +197.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%

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 B3 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +211%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.236
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 B3 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +211%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.236

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.
Lamb and mutton Pork jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 6.38g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 4mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 0.42mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23mg 3mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 86mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310mg 148mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 4.46mg 0.84mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.04mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 2IU IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.236mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 4.535mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.25mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.09mg Lamb and mutton
Folate 18µg 1µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 0.82µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.021mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.21mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.168mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 0.446mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 0.528mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.095mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.239mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 0.305mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.072mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 90mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 25.26g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lamb and mutton 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
52
Lamb and mutton
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.43g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.