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Pork chop vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pork chop and Pepperoni?

  • Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, yet Pepperoni is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 67% more.
  • Pork chop has 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Pepperoni. While Pork chop has 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, Pepperoni has only 0.271mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pork chop is lower.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced types in this article.

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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 +194.7%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +29.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +29.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 0% 0% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +97%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 231kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Protein 23.72g 19.25g Pork chop
Fats 14.35g 46.28g Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Cholesterol 78mg 97mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 52IU Pepperoni
Iron 0.87mg 1.33mg Pepperoni
Calcium 56mg 19mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 274mg Pork chop
Magnesium 20mg 18mg Pork chop
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.105mg 0.091mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.15mg 2.44mg Pork chop
Starch g g
Phosphorus 241mg 158mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 1582mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.271mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.257mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 4.987mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.93mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.362mg Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin K 0µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Folate 0µg 5µg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 0.066g 1.527g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339g 17.708g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 20.77g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 4.458g Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.23mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 0.869mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg 0.901mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 1.575mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 1.652mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg 0.511mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.778mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 0.987mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.688mg Pork chop
Fructose g 0g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Pepperoni
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
66%
Pork chop
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1508mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.369g)
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 - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop 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 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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.