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Pork chop vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork chop and Horse meat

  • Pork chop is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, however Horse meat is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Horse meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 104% higher.
  • Pork chop has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Horse meat. While Pork chop has 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, Horse meat has only 0.1mg.
  • Horse meat has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Game meat, horse, 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" 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 +600%
Contains more Iron +478.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +62.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 247
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 189% 3% 34% 18% 57% 105% 106% 8%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +478.2%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +62.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 247

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 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +378.8%
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 396% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +160.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +378.8%

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
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
65
Horse meat

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Horse meat
Fats
66%
Pork chop
28%
Horse meat

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

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Pork chop Horse meat
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 cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.439g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Horse meat Opinion
Calories 231 175 Pork chop
Protein 23.72 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 14.35 6.05 Pork chop
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 68 Horse meat
Vitamin D 40 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 56 8 Pork chop
Potassium 315 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 20 25 Horse meat
Sugar 0 Horse meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.171 Horse meat
Zinc 3.15 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 241 247 Horse meat
Sodium 74 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 15 0 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21 Pork chop
Vitamin D 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.1 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.12 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 4.84 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.33 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 0 Pork chop
Folate 0 Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066 Horse meat
Saturated Fat 4.339 1.9 Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 2.12 Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 0.85 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 1.043 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.123 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 1.952 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 2.109 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.65 0.623 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 1.2 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.965 1.081 Horse meat
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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 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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.