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Pork chop vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork chop and Chuck steak

  • Pork chop is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B5, while Chuck steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc and Iron.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 99% more than Pork chop.
  • Pork chop has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Chuck steak. Pork chop has 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, while Chuck steak has 0.066mg.
  • Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 Copper +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +175.6%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 71
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +175.6%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Sodium - 71

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 +110%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +642.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +359.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +110%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +642.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +359.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
66%
Pork chop
91%
Chuck steak

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.321g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 231 277 Chuck steak
Protein 23.72 24.98 Chuck steak
Fats 14.35 19.64 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 87 Pork chop
Vitamin D 40 5 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 2.45 Chuck steak
Calcium 56 16 Pork chop
Potassium 315 325 Chuck steak
Magnesium 20 22 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.077 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 241 193 Pork chop
Sodium 74 71 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 15 25 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.21 0.1 Pork chop
Vitamin D 1 0.1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.066 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.191 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 4.663 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 0.752 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.373 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66 3.03 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Chuck steak
Folate 0 6 Chuck steak
Trans Fat 0.066 1.287 Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339 8.66 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 9.457 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 0.81 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282 0.281 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 1.099 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.123 1.062 Pork chop
Leucine 1.952 2.009 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.109 2.184 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.65 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.985 0.951 Pork chop
Valine 1.2 1.129 Pork chop
Histidine 0.965 0.809 Pork chop
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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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.