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Pork chop vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork chop and Barbecue chicken

  • Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Vitamin B12, however Barbecue chicken is richer in Vitamin D.
  • Pork chop's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 36% higher.
  • Pork chop has 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Barbecue chicken. While Pork chop has 1.104mg of Vitamin B5, Barbecue chicken has only 0.152mg.
  • Pork chop has less Cholesterol.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 218
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 218

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +790.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +346.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +790.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +346.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Protein 23.72g 22.51g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Calories 231kcal 226kcal Pork chop
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Pork chop
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 16mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 0.95mg Barbecue chicken
Magnesium 20mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 241mg 218mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 255mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 335mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.15mg 1.78mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.077mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 40IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.055mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.227mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 5.732mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.152mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.191mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 0.47µg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.173mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 0.657mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg 0.853mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 1.549mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 1.75mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg 0.565mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.69mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 0.935mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.592mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 127mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g 0.078g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339g 3.927g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
53
Pork chop
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
36
Barbecue chicken

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
142%
Pork chop
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
66%
Pork chop
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 261mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.412g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.

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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.