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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
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Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 218
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +77%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.9%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 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% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
142%
Pork chop
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
66%
Pork chop
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Barbecue chicken
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 261mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork chop Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 231 226 Pork chop
Protein 23.72 22.51 Pork chop
Fats 14.35 15.08 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.12 Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 78 127 Pork chop
Vitamin D 40 0 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 0.95 Barbecue chicken
Calcium 56 16 Pork chop
Potassium 315 255 Pork chop
Magnesium 20 21 Barbecue chicken
Sugars 0 0.12 Pork chop
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.077 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 1.78 Pork chop
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 241 218 Pork chop
Sodium 74 335 Pork chop
Vitamin A 15 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.21 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 1 0 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.055 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.227 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 5.732 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 0.152 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.191 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66 0.47 Pork chop
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 0 8 Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat 0.066 0.078 Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339 3.927 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 6.446 Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 2.038 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.282 0.173 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 0.657 Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123 0.853 Pork chop
Leucine 1.952 1.549 Pork chop
Lysine 2.109 1.75 Pork chop
Methionine 0.65 0.565 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985 0.69 Pork chop
Valine 1.2 0.935 Pork chop
Histidine 0.965 0.592 Pork chop
Fructose 0.04 Barbecue chicken

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 of 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.