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Pork jowl vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork jowl and Beefsteak different?

  • Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1, however Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pork jowl is 117% higher.
  • Pork jowl contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Beefsteak. While Pork jowl contains 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, Beefsteak contains only 0.075mg.
  • Beefsteak has less Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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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Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Iron +376.2%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +153.4%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 2% 34% 18% 27% 145% 95% 8%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Iron +376.2%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +153.4%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Copper +97.5%
Contains more Zinc +531%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.8%

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 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228%
Contains more Folate +200%
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% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
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% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +503.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228%
Contains more Folate +200%

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
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
50
Beefsteak

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
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
25%
Beefsteak

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 Beefsteak
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

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Pork jowl Beefsteak
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 contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.385g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Beefsteak Opinion
Calories 655 134 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 21.38 Beefsteak
Fats 69.61 5.36 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 90 67 Beefsteak
Vitamin D 3 Beefsteak
Iron 0.42 2 Beefsteak
Calcium 4 5 Beefsteak
Potassium 148 375 Beefsteak
Magnesium 3 25 Beefsteak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.079 Beefsteak
Zinc 0.84 5.3 Beefsteak
Starch
Phosphorus 86 220 Beefsteak
Sodium 25 55 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 6 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0.1 Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.075 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.182 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.535 5.048 Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.25 Pork jowl
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.543 Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 0.82 2.69 Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5 Beefsteak
Folate 1 3 Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26 1.875 Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 2.354 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 0.189 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.262 Beefsteak
Threonine 0.21 1.099 Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.168 1.09 Beefsteak
Leucine 0.446 2.011 Beefsteak
Lysine 0.528 2.247 Beefsteak
Methionine 0.095 0.621 Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.239 0.931 Beefsteak
Valine 0.305 1.152 Beefsteak
Histidine 0.072 0.868 Beefsteak
Fructose

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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.