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Pork Meat vs. Barbecue chicken — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork Meat and Barbecue chicken

  • Pork Meat has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus than Barbecue chicken.
  • Pork Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 75% more.
  • Pork Meat contains 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Barbecue chicken. Pork Meat contains 1.012mg of Vitamin B5, while Barbecue chicken contains 0.152mg.
  • Pork Meat contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 Iron +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Zinc +36%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains more Manganese +160%
Contains more Selenium +73.6%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37% 2% 209%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26% 1% 120%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains more Potassium +65.1%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Zinc +36%
Contains more Copper +44.2%
Contains more Manganese +160%
Contains more Selenium +73.6%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.3%
Contains more Choline +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 49% 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 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 35% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.3%
Contains more Choline +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +16.3%
Contains more Water +13.1%
Contains more Fats +329.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 0.88
26% 4% 69%
Protein: 26.17 g
Fats: 3.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.45 g
Other: 0.87 g
23% 15% 61%
Protein: 22.51 g
Fats: 15.08 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 61.41 g
Other: 0.88 g
Contains more Protein +16.3%
Contains more Water +13.1%
Contains more Fats +329.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Other - 0.88

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +383.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +302.8%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.198 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.334 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.506 g
32% 52% 16%
Saturated Fat: 3.927 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.446 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.038 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +383.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +302.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Meat Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 26.17g 22.51g Pork Meat
Fats 3.51g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 143kcal 226kcal Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Pork Meat
Calcium 6mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 1.15mg 0.95mg Pork Meat
Magnesium 29mg 21mg Pork Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 218mg Pork Meat
Potassium 421mg 255mg Pork Meat
Sodium 57mg 335mg Pork Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 1.78mg Pork Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.077mg Pork Meat
Manganese 0.013mg 0.005mg Pork Meat
Selenium 38.2µg 22µg Pork Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 20µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 10IU 0IU Pork Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Pork Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.055mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.227mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 5.732mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.152mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.191mg Pork Meat
Folate 0µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.47µg Pork Meat
Choline 88.9mg 62.9mg Pork Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.173mg Pork Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.657mg Pork Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.853mg Pork Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.549mg Pork Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.75mg Pork Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.565mg Pork Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.69mg Pork Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.935mg Pork Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.592mg Pork Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 127mg Pork Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g 0.078g Pork Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 3.927g Pork Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 2.038g Barbecue chicken
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.013g 0.011g Pork Meat
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.411g Pork Meat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Pork Meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Meat Barbecue chicken
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
63%
Pork Meat
26%
Barbecue chicken
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Pork Meat
41%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 278mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.729g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.5)

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 Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.