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Pork chop vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork chop and Kielbasa

  • Pork chop contains less Vitamin C, and Monounsaturated Fat than Kielbasa.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Kielbasa is 49% higher.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, 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 less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Iron +42.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Iron +42.5%

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 C +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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 Kielbasa
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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 23.72g 13.1g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 17.6g Kielbasa
Carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Calories 231kcal 226kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.24mg Kielbasa
Magnesium 20mg mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 241mg mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 1200mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.15mg mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg mg 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 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.49mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg µg Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66µg µg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282mg mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 70mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat 0.066g g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 4.339g 6.23g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 8.27g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 2.33g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork chop Kielbasa
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
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
25
Kielbasa

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
66%
Pork chop
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1126mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.891g)
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 - $0.7)
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.