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Pepperoni vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pepperoni and Pork chop?

  • Pepperoni is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B12, yet Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Zinc.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 67% more.
  • Pepperoni has 107 times more Manganese than Pork chop. While Pepperoni has 1.074mg of Manganese, Pork chop has only 0.01mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Pork chop is lower.

We used Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled types in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.1%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.1%
Contains more Copper +15.4%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +390.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
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 E +390.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 46.28g 14.35g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 231kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 1.33mg 0.87mg Pepperoni
Magnesium 18mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 158mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 274mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 1582mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 2.44mg 3.15mg Pork chop
Copper 0.091mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.21mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 40IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg 1µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 5µg 0µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 0.66µg Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8µg 0µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.869mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.901mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.575mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.652mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.511mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 0.987mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.688mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 97mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 1.527g 0.066g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 17.708g 4.339g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 4.887g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 1.894g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pepperoni Pork chop
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Pepperoni
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
58
Pepperoni
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
116%
Pepperoni
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
0%
Pork chop
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1508mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.369g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop 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 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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.