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Pork chop vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork chop and Lamb and mutton

  • Pork chop has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Lamb and mutton's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 79% more.
  • Pork chop contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Lamb and mutton. Pork chop contains 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, while Lamb and mutton contains 0.1mg.
  • Pork chop contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 +229.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Contains more Iron +116.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +41.6%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Equal in Sodium - 72
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Calcium +229.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.2%
Contains more Iron +116.1%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +41.6%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Equal in Potassium - 310
Equal in Sodium - 72

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 E +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +286.4%
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 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +276.2%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +286.4%
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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.72g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 14.35g 20.94g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 294kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 17mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.88mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 241mg 188mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 310mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 72mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 3.15mg 4.46mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.105mg 0.119mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.14mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 2IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.1mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.25mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 6.66mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.66mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.13mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 0µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.043mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.952mg 1.908mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.65mg 0.629mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.2mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.965mg 0.777mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 97mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g g Lamb and mutton
Saturated Fat 4.339g 8.83g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 8.82g Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 1.51g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork chop Lamb and mutton
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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
66%
Pork chop
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.491g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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.

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.