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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
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +175.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Sodium - 71
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.9%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Iron +181.6%
Contains more Zinc +175.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 325
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +359.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
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 Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +359.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.72g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 14.35g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 16mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 20mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 241mg 193mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 74mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 3.15mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.105mg 0.077mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.1mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 5IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.066mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.191mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 4.663mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.752mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.373mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.281mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.062mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.109mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.65mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.951mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 1.129mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.809mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 87mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g 1.287g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339g 8.66g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.81g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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 food.
Protein
142%
Pork chop
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
66%
Pork chop
91%
Chuck steak

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (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 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.
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. 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.