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Pork Meat vs. Pot roast — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork Meat and Pot roast

  • Pork 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 Pork Meat is 74% higher.
  • Pot roast has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Pork Meat. Pork Meat has 0.739mg of Vitamin B6, while Pot roast has 0.283mg.
  • Pork 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.4%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Manganese +30%
Contains more Selenium +41.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +110.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Zinc +175.2%
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% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33% 2% 148%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.4%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Manganese +30%
Contains more Selenium +41.5%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +110.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Zinc +175.2%

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 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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
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 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +33.8%
Contains more Protein +10.6%
Contains more Fats +446.2%
26% 4% 69%
Protein: 26.17 g
Fats: 3.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.45 g
Other: 0.87 g
29% 19% 52%
Protein: 28.94 g
Fats: 19.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.9 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Water +33.8%
Contains more Protein +10.6%
Contains more Fats +446.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +512.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +39.9%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.198 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.334 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.506 g
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.548 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.175 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.708 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +512.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +39.9%

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 Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pork Meat Pot roast Opinion
Protein 26.17g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 3.51g 19.17g Pot roast
Calories 143kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Calcium 6mg 16mg Pot roast
Iron 1.15mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Magnesium 29mg 19mg Pork Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 174mg Pork Meat
Potassium 421mg 231mg Pork Meat
Sodium 57mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 2.42mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Copper 0.111mg 0.099mg Pork Meat
Manganese 0.013mg 0.01mg Pork Meat
Selenium 38.2µg 27µg Pork Meat
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 10IU 8IU Pork Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.2µg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.059mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.171mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 4.105mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.571mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.283mg Pork Meat
Folate 0µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 2.13µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 0µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.19mg Pork Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 1.156mg Pork Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.229mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.427mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.721mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 1.367mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 1.13mg 0.924mg Pork Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 116mg Pork Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 1.198g 7.548g Pork Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 8.175g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.708g Pot roast
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.013g 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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is better in case of low diet
Pork Meat Pot roast
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
65%
Pork Meat
44%
Pot roast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
54%
Pork Meat
57%
Pot roast

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?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.35g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork Meat
Pork 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

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. 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.