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Meat vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Meat and Pork chop

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however Pork chop is richer in Zinc.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 38% higher.
  • Meat has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Pork chop. While Meat has 0.739mg of Vitamin B6, Pork chop has only 0.489mg.
  • Meat has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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
Meat
6
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Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -23%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Equal in Copper - 0.105
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -23%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Equal in Copper - 0.105

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
Meat
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 B1 +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 23.72g Meat
Fats 3.51g 14.35g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 1.15mg 0.87mg Meat
Magnesium 29mg 20mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 241mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 315mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 74mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 3.15mg Pork chop
Copper 0.111mg 0.105mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 10IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.49mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.313mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.489mg Meat
Folate 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.66µg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.175mg 1.043mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 1.123mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.952mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 2.109mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.65mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.985mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 1.2mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.965mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 78mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g 0.066g Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 4.339g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 4.887g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 1.894g Pork chop

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Pork chop
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
65
Meat
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Pork chop
Fats
16%
Meat
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.141g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.