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Pork chop vs. Turkey meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork chop and Turkey meat?

  • Pork chop is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Zinc, yet Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pork chop's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 37% higher.
  • Pork chop has 4 times more Calcium than Turkey meat. Pork chop has 56mg of Calcium, while Turkey meat has 14mg.
  • Turkey meat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.2%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Selenium +22.1%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Equal in Phosphorus - 223
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35% 2% 199%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31% 2% 163%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.2%
Contains more Zinc +27%
Contains more Copper +12.9%
Contains more Selenium +22.1%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Equal in Phosphorus - 223

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.5%
Contains more Choline +29.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 37% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 48% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +988.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +160%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.5%
Contains more Choline +29.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +94.2%
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 63.52
Equal in Other - 0.48
24% 14% 61%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 14.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.45 g
Other: 0.48 g
29% 7% 64%
Protein: 28.55 g
Fats: 7.39 g
Carbs: 0.06 g
Water: 63.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Fats +94.2%
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 63.52
Equal in Other - 0.48

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +84.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11.9%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 4.339 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.894 g
31% 38% 31%
Saturated Fat: 2.155 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.647 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.119 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +84.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork chop Turkey meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Protein 23.72g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 14.35g 7.39g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0.06g Turkey meat
Calories 231kcal 189kcal Pork chop
Calcium 56mg 14mg Pork chop
Iron 0.87mg 1.09mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 20mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 241mg 223mg Pork chop
Potassium 315mg 239mg Pork chop
Sodium 74mg 103mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.15mg 2.48mg Pork chop
Copper 0.105mg 0.093mg Pork chop
Manganese 0.01mg 0.014mg Turkey meat
Selenium 36.4µg 29.8µg Pork chop
Vitamin A 15IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 12µg Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.07mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg 0.4µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 0.045mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313mg 0.281mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.104mg 0.948mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 0µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.66µg 1.02µg Turkey meat
Choline 67.5mg 87.4mg Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.282mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.043mg 1.004mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg 0.796mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg 1.925mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine 0.65mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.985mg 0.903mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg 0.902mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg 0.749mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 78mg 109mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.066g 0.101g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.339g 2.155g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0.005g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.008g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.011g 0.008g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887g 2.647g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894g 2.119g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.065g 0.014g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.922g 1.841g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g 0.003g
Omega-3 - ALA 0.065g 0.105g Turkey meat
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Turkey meat
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Turkey meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Pork chop
50%
Turkey meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Pork chop
46%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.184g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/nutrients
  2. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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