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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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains more Potassium +184.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.1%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
Contains less Sodium -56.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains more Potassium +184.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.1%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
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% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%

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 jowl
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 6.38g Meat
Fats 3.51g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 4mg Meat
Iron 1.15mg 0.42mg Meat
Magnesium 29mg 3mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 86mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 148mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 2.42mg 0.84mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.04mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.386mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.236mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 4.535mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.25mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.09mg Meat
Folate 0µg 1µg Pork jowl
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.82µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K 0µg µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.021mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.21mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.168mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 0.446mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 0.528mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.095mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.239mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.305mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.072mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 90mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 1.198g 25.26g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat 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
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 food.
Protein
157%
Meat
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
16%
Meat
321%
Pork jowl

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 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 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 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.