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Luncheon meat vs. Pork spare ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Luncheon meat and Pork spare ribs

  • Luncheon meat has more Selenium, and Vitamin B12, however, Pork spare ribs has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Luncheon meat's daily need coverage for Sodium is 32% more.
  • Luncheon meat has 2 times more Vitamin B12 than Pork spare ribs. Luncheon meat has 0.92µg of Vitamin B12, while Pork spare ribs have 0.38µg.
  • Pork spare ribs are lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are USDA Commodity, luncheon meat, canned and Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Contains more Manganese +270%
Contains more Selenium +74.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -90.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.91
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 37% 13% 73% 27% 107% 59% 10% 5% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 35% 12% 61% 22% 11% 69% 27% 2% 120%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Contains more Manganese +270%
Contains more Selenium +74.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -90.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.91

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.625
Equal in Choline - 59.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 32% 50% 98% 37% 63% 0% 115% 35% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 69% 0% 80% 58% 88% 38% 133% 0% 48% 33% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +142.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.625
Equal in Choline - 59.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +13.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +10.2%
Contains more Other +104.3%
Contains more Fats +83.2%
Equal in Water - 59.75
18% 13% 66% 3%
Protein: 17.5 g
Fats: 12.77 g
Carbs: 1.04 g
Water: 65.87 g
Other: 2.82 g
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
Contains more Protein +13.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +10.2%
Contains more Other +104.3%
Contains more Fats +83.2%
Equal in Water - 59.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.6%
35% 51% 14%
Saturated Fat: 3.944 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.685 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.565 g
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +152.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Luncheon meat Pork spare ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Luncheon meat Pork spare ribs Opinion
Net carbs 1.04g 0g Luncheon meat
Protein 17.5g 15.47g Luncheon meat
Fats 12.77g 23.4g Pork spare ribs
Carbs 1.04g 0g Luncheon meat
Calories 189kcal 277kcal Pork spare ribs
Calcium 5mg 15mg Pork spare ribs
Iron 0.97mg 0.91mg Luncheon meat
Magnesium 18mg 16mg Luncheon meat
Phosphorus 170mg 141mg Luncheon meat
Potassium 300mg 242mg Luncheon meat
Sodium 820mg 81mg Pork spare ribs
Zinc 2.15mg 2.5mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.03mg 0.08mg Pork spare ribs
Manganese 0.037mg 0.01mg Luncheon meat
Selenium 38.3µg 22µg Luncheon meat
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.37mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 91IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 2.3µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B1 0.128mg 0.319mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.251mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B3 5.225mg 4.662mg Luncheon meat
Vitamin B5 0.613mg 0.625mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B6 0.272mg 0.574mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0.38µg Luncheon meat
Choline 63.9mg 59.7mg Luncheon meat
Tryptophan 0.163mg Pork spare ribs
Threonine 0.695mg Pork spare ribs
Isoleucine 0.761mg Pork spare ribs
Leucine 1.318mg Pork spare ribs
Lysine 1.435mg Pork spare ribs
Methionine 0.426mg Pork spare ribs
Phenylalanine 0.65mg Pork spare ribs
Valine 0.809mg Pork spare ribs
Histidine 0.668mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 78mg 80mg Luncheon meat
Trans Fat 0.222g Luncheon meat
Saturated Fat 3.944g 7.529g Luncheon meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.685g 8.542g Pork spare ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.565g 3.953g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.055g 0.079g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Pork spare ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Luncheon meat Pork spare ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Luncheon meat
42%
Pork spare ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Luncheon meat
36%
Pork spare ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 739mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.585g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Luncheon meat
Luncheon 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork spare ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167853/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.