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Pork chop vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork chop and Bratwurst

  • Pork chop has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 84% more.
  • Pork chop contains 3 times more Selenium than Bratwurst. Pork chop contains 36.4µg of Selenium, while Bratwurst contains 14.1µg.
  • Pork chop contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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 +700%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Iron +14.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Iron +14.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +304.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +304.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 23.72g 12.2g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 231kcal 297kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 7mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1mg Bratwurst
Magnesium 20mg 15mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 241mg 130mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 283mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 848mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.15mg 2.47mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.08mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.38mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.213mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 3.11mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.69mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.2mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 4µg Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.107mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 0.465mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg 0.485mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 0.81mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 0.903mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg 0.364mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.405mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 0.464mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.395mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 78mg
Trans Fat 0.066g g Bratwurst
Saturated Fat 4.339g 6.08g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 8g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 1.58g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork chop Bratwurst
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
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
42
Bratwurst

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
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
66%
Pork chop
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 774mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.741g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (78 mg)

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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.