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Pork chop vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork chop and Meat

  • Pork chop is higher in Zinc, however Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 38% higher.
  • Pork chop has 9 times more Calcium than Meat. While Pork chop has 56mg of Calcium, Meat has only 6mg.
  • 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Meat
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%
Equal in Copper - 0.111
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
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%
Equal in Copper - 0.111

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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Meat
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.72g 26.17g Meat
Fats 14.35g 3.51g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 143kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 6mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.15mg Meat
Magnesium 20mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 241mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 315mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 74mg 57mg Meat
Zinc 3.15mg 2.42mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.111mg Meat
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.08mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 10IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 7.432mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 1.012mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 0.57µg Pork chop
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.275mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 1.952mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 2.109mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.65mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 1.2mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.965mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 78mg 73mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.066g 0.033g Meat
Saturated Fat 4.339g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 1.334g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.506g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Meat
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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Meat
Fats
66%
Pork chop
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

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

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. 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.