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Pork chop vs. Pork Meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork chop and Pork Meat

  • Pork chop is higher in Zinc, however, Pork Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pork Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 38% higher.
  • Pork chop has 9 times more Calcium than Pork Meat. While Pork chop has 56mg of Calcium, Pork Meat has only 6mg.
  • Pork 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 Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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 +833.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -23%
Contains more Manganese +30%
Equal in Copper - 0.111
Equal in Selenium - 38.2
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 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37% 2% 209%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Zinc +30.2%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -23%
Contains more Manganese +30%
Equal in Copper - 0.111
Equal in Selenium - 38.2

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.432
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.012
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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.432
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.012

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +308.8%
Contains more Protein +10.3%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Other +81.3%
24% 14% 61%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 14.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.45 g
Other: 0.48 g
26% 4% 69%
Protein: 26.17 g
Fats: 3.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.45 g
Other: 0.87 g
Contains more Fats +308.8%
Contains more Protein +10.3%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Other +81.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +266.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +274.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.4%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 4.339 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.894 g
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.198 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.334 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.506 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +266.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +274.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.4%

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 Pork Meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Pork Meat Opinion
Protein 23.72g 26.17g Pork Meat
Fats 14.35g 3.51g Pork chop
Calories 231kcal 143kcal Pork chop
Calcium 56mg 6mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.15mg Pork Meat
Magnesium 20mg 29mg Pork Meat
Phosphorus 241mg 267mg Pork Meat
Potassium 315mg 421mg Pork Meat
Sodium 74mg 57mg Pork Meat
Zinc 3.15mg 2.42mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.111mg Pork Meat
Manganese 0.01mg 0.013mg Pork Meat
Selenium 36.4µg 38.2µg Pork Meat
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 0µg Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.08mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 10IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.95mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.387mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 7.432mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 1.012mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.739mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 0.57µg Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.275mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 1.175mg Pork Meat
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.288mg Pork Meat
Leucine 1.952mg 2.229mg Pork Meat
Lysine 2.109mg 2.427mg Pork Meat
Methionine 0.65mg 0.721mg Pork Meat
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 1.1mg Pork Meat
Valine 1.2mg 1.367mg Pork Meat
Histidine 0.965mg 1.13mg Pork Meat
Cholesterol 78mg 73mg Pork Meat
Trans Fat 0.066g 0.033g Pork Meat
Saturated Fat 4.339g 1.198g Pork Meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Pork chop
Omega-3 - DPA 0.011g 0g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 1.334g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.506g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.065g 0.013g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.922g 0.411g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g 0g Pork chop
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g 0.013g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Pork 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
53%
Pork chop
65%
Pork Meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Pork chop
54%
Pork Meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.141g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is relatively richer in minerals
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 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

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. Pork Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.