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Pork chop vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork chop and Pot roast

  • Pork chop has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, while Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Pot roast covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 61% more than Pork chop.
  • Pork chop contains 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Pot roast. While Pork chop contains 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, Pot roast contains only 0.059mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Pork chop is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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 +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.5%
Contains more Zinc +111.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.5%
Contains more Zinc +111.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Copper - 0.099

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 D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +730.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +730.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pot roast Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 23.72g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 14.35g 19.17g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 231kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 56mg 16mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Magnesium 20mg 19mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 241mg 174mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 231mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 3.15mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Copper 0.105mg 0.099mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 0IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 40IU 8IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.059mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.171mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 4.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.571mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.283mg Pork chop
Folate 0µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 2.13µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 0µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.19mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.123mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 1.952mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.109mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.65mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 1.2mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.965mg 0.924mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 116mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g g Pot roast
Saturated Fat 4.339g 7.548g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 8.175g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 0.708g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Pot roast
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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Pot roast
Fats
66%
Pork chop
88%
Pot roast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.209g)
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 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

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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.