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Pork jowl vs. Beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork jowl and Beef

  • Pork jowl has more Vitamin B1, however, Beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 141% more.
  • Pork jowl has 10 times more Saturated Fat than Beef. Pork jowl has 25.26g of Saturated Fat, while Beef has 2.595g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Beef, loin, tenderloin roast, separable lean only, boneless, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted.

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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.
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Beef
Contains less Sodium -53.7%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +623.8%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +201.2%
Contains more Potassium +137.8%
Contains more Zinc +340.5%
Contains more Copper +142.5%
Contains more Manganese +80%
Contains more Selenium +1593.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14% 1% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 114% 10% 111% 32% 8% 101% 33% 2% 139%
Contains less Sodium -53.7%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +623.8%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +201.2%
Contains more Potassium +137.8%
Contains more Zinc +340.5%
Contains more Copper +142.5%
Contains more Manganese +80%
Contains more Selenium +1593.3%

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +16%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.3%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +413.4%
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% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0% 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 1% 5% 3% 0% 19% 93% 108% 29% 155% 6% 527% 42% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +16%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.3%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +413.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Beef
Contains more Fats +964.4%
Contains more Other +810%
Contains more Protein +331.8%
Contains more Water +196.1%
6% 70% 22% 2%
Protein: 6.38 g
Fats: 69.61 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 22.19 g
Other: 1.82 g
28% 7% 66%
Protein: 27.55 g
Fats: 6.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.71 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Fats +964.4%
Contains more Other +810%
Contains more Protein +331.8%
Contains more Water +196.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Beef
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1103%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1424.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%
38% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 25.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 32.89 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.11 g
44% 47% 9%
Saturated Fat: 2.595 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.734 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1103%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1424.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork jowl Beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Beef Opinion
Protein 6.38g 27.55g Beef
Fats 69.61g 6.54g Pork jowl
Calories 655kcal 169kcal Pork jowl
Calcium 4mg 13mg Beef
Iron 0.42mg 3.04mg Beef
Magnesium 3mg 14mg Beef
Phosphorus 86mg 259mg Beef
Potassium 148mg 352mg Beef
Sodium 25mg 54mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 3.7mg Beef
Copper 0.04mg 0.097mg Beef
Manganese 0.005mg 0.009mg Beef
Selenium 1.5µg 25.4µg Beef
Vitamin A 9IU 6IU Pork jowl
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.25mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 3IU Beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg Beef
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.074mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.4mg Beef
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 5.76mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.481mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.669mg Beef
Folate 1µg 7µg Beef
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 4.21µg Beef
Choline 75.6mg Beef
Vitamin K 1.6µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.359mg Beef
Threonine 0.21mg 1.534mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.52mg Beef
Leucine 0.446mg 2.833mg Beef
Lysine 0.528mg 3.178mg Beef
Methionine 0.095mg 0.871mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 1.299mg Beef
Valine 0.305mg 1.603mg Beef
Histidine 0.072mg 1.244mg Beef
Cholesterol 90mg 85mg Beef
Trans Fat 0.375g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26g 2.595g Beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.002g Beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.002g Beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.011g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 2.734g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 0.532g Pork jowl
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.349g Beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.017g Beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
29%
Pork jowl
76%
Beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Pork jowl
55%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.665g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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 jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174006/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.