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Pork chop vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork chop and Pork

  • Pork chop has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, and Selenium.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 32% more.
  • Pork chop contains 3 times more Calcium than Pork. Pork chop contains 56mg of Calcium, while Pork contains 19mg.
  • 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 Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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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Pork
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Phosphorus - 246
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% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -16.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Phosphorus - 246

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.7
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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +79%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork chop Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.72g 27.32g Pork
Fats 14.35g 13.92g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 242kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 19mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 0.87mg
Magnesium 20mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 241mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 315mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 74mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 3.15mg 2.39mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.073mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 7IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 40IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 1µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 5.037mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.698mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.464mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 5µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 0.7µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 1.043mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 1.952mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 2.109mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.65mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 1.2mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.965mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 78mg 80mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g g Pork
Saturated Fat 4.339g 5.23g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 1.2g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Pork
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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Pork
Fats
66%
Pork chop
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.891g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.8)
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.