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Pork jowl vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork jowl and Chicken meat

  • Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12, yet Chicken meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pork jowl is 107% higher.
  • Pork jowl contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Chicken meat. Pork jowl contains 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, while Chicken meat contains 0.063mg.
  • Chicken meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, 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 -69.5%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.7%
Contains more Zinc +131%
Contains more Copper +65%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains less Sodium -69.5%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.7%
Contains more Zinc +131%
Contains more Copper +65%

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 B1 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.27
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +512.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1688.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +312%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.27

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 Chicken meat
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 jowl Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 6.38g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 69.61g 13.6g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 655kcal 239kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 0.42mg 1.26mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 3mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 86mg 182mg Chicken meat
Potassium 148mg 223mg Chicken meat
Sodium 25mg 82mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 1.94mg Chicken meat
Copper 0.04mg 0.066mg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 9IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.27mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.063mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.168mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 1µg 5µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 0.3µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 0.21mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 0.446mg 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 0.528mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.095mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 0.305mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.072mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 90mg 88mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 3.79g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 5.34g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 2.97g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork jowl Chicken meat
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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 21.47g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat 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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.