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Pork chop vs. Duck meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork chop and Duck meat

  • Pork chop is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Duck meat is higher in Iron, and Copper.
  • Pork chop covers your daily Selenium needs 30% more than Duck meat.
  • Pork chop has 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Duck meat. Pork chop has 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, while Duck meat has 0.174mg.
  • 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 Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +409.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains more Selenium +82%
Contains more Iron +210.3%
Contains less Sodium -20.3%
Contains more Copper +116.2%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35% 2% 199%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76% 3% 110%
Contains more Calcium +409.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains more Selenium +82%
Contains more Iron +210.3%
Contains less Sodium -20.3%
Contains more Copper +116.2%
Contains more Manganese +90%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Choline +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 37% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 28% 13%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +181.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Choline +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1300%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +24.9%
Contains more Water +18.5%
Contains more Fats +97.6%
Contains more Other +70.8%
24% 14% 61%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 14.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.45 g
Other: 0.48 g
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Protein +24.9%
Contains more Water +18.5%
Contains more Fats +97.6%
Contains more Other +70.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +164%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.7%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 4.339 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.894 g
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +164%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +92.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork chop Duck meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Duck meat Opinion
Protein 23.72g 18.99g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 28.35g Duck meat
Calories 231kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Calcium 56mg 11mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 20mg 16mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 241mg 156mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 204mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 3.15mg 1.86mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.01mg 0.019mg Duck meat
Selenium 36.4µg 20µg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 63µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 40IU 3IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.174mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.269mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 4.825mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 1.098mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.18mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 6µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 0.3µg Pork chop
Choline 67.5mg 50.4mg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.232mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 0.773mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg 0.872mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 1.465mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 1.486mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg 0.475mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.752mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 0.938mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.462mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 84mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g Duck meat
Saturated Fat 4.339g 9.67g Pork chop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Pork chop
Omega-3 - DPA 0.011g 0g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 3.65g Duck meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.065g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.922g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Pork chop
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Duck meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Pork chop
32%
Duck meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Pork chop
45%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.331g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/nutrients
  2. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.