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Pork jowl vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork jowl and Beef tenderloin

  • Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3, yet Beef tenderloin is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pork jowl is 78% higher.
  • Pork jowl contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Beef tenderloin. Pork jowl contains 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, while Beef tenderloin contains 0.09mg.
  • Beef tenderloin contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -56.1%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +640.5%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +136%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains more Zinc +379.8%
Contains more Copper +207.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Contains less Sodium -56.1%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Iron +640.5%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +136%
Contains more Potassium +123.6%
Contains more Zinc +379.8%
Contains more Copper +207.5%

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 B1 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.25
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% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 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% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +200%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.25

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 jowl Beef tenderloin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 jowl Beef tenderloin Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 6.38g 23.9g Beef tenderloin
Fats 69.61g 24.6g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 655kcal 324kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 9mg Beef tenderloin
Iron 0.42mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 3mg 22mg Beef tenderloin
Phosphorus 86mg 203mg Beef tenderloin
Potassium 148mg 331mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 25mg 57mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 4.03mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.04mg 0.123mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.09mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.26mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 3mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.25mg
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 1µg 8µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 2.46µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.268mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 0.21mg 1.044mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.075mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 0.446mg 1.889mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 0.528mg 1.989mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.095mg 0.612mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 0.933mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 0.305mg 1.163mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.072mg 0.818mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 90mg 85mg Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 9.72g Beef tenderloin
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 10.27g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 1g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork jowl Beef tenderloin
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
32
Pork jowl
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
51
Beef tenderloin

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
38%
Pork jowl
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
114%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.54g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin 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 jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.