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Meat vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Meat and Pot roast

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Vitamin B2, however Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Meat is 74% higher.
  • Pot roast has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Meat. Meat has 0.739mg of Vitamin B6, while Pot roast has 0.283mg.
  • Meat is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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
4
:
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.4%
Contains more Iron +110.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +175.2%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.4%
Contains more Iron +110.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +175.2%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
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% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Pot roast
Fats
16%
Meat
88%
Pot roast

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Pot roast
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?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.35g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Pot roast Opinion
Calories 143 297 Pot roast
Protein 26.17 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 3.51 19.17 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 116 Meat
Vitamin D 10 8 Meat
Iron 1.15 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 6 16 Pot roast
Potassium 421 231 Meat
Magnesium 29 19 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.099 Meat
Zinc 2.42 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 267 174 Meat
Sodium 57 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 0.2
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.059 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.171 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 4.105 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.571 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.283 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 2.13 Pot roast
Vitamin K 0 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 0 9 Pot roast
Trans Fat 0.033 Pot roast
Saturated Fat 1.198 7.548 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 8.175 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 0.708 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.275 0.19 Meat
Threonine 1.175 1.156 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 2.229 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 2.427 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.721 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.1 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.367 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 1.13 0.924 Meat
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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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.