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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 Copper +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains less Sodium -16.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.87
Equal in Phosphorus - 246
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains more Calcium +194.7%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
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 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 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
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 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 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

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Pork chop Pork
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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