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Meat vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Meat and Pork jowl?

  • Meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Zinc and Vitamin B2, yet Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 120% higher.
  • Meat has 25 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. Meat has 38.2µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl has 1.5µg.
  • Meat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw types in this comparison.

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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
7
:
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +184.5%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -56.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +184.5%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -56.1%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +721.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +721.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
65
Meat
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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 the food
Protein
157%
Meat
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
16%
Meat
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Meat Pork jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Meat Pork jowl
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.062g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Meat Pork jowl Opinion
Calories 143 655 Pork jowl
Protein 26.17 6.38 Meat
Fats 3.51 69.61 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 90 Meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 1.15 0.42 Meat
Calcium 6 4 Meat
Potassium 421 148 Meat
Magnesium 29 3 Meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.04 Meat
Zinc 2.42 0.84 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 267 86 Meat
Sodium 57 25 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 0 9 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.08 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.386 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.236 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 4.535 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.25 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.09 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 0.82 Pork jowl
Vitamin K 0 Meat
Folate 0 1 Pork jowl
Trans Fat 0.033 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 1.198 25.26 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 8.11 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.275 0.021 Meat
Threonine 1.175 0.21 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 0.168 Meat
Leucine 2.229 0.446 Meat
Lysine 2.427 0.528 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.095 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.239 Meat
Valine 1.367 0.305 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.072 Meat
Fructose

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 of 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 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.