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Pork jowl vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pork jowl and Lamb and mutton?

  • Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1, yet Lamb and mutton is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Vitamin B5.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 82% more.
  • Pork jowl has 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Lamb and mutton. While Pork jowl has 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, Lamb and mutton has only 0.1mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Lamb and mutton is lower.

We used Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked types 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
Contains less Sodium -65.3%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +347.6%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.6%
Contains more Potassium +109.5%
Contains more Zinc +431%
Contains more Copper +197.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains less Sodium -65.3%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +347.6%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.6%
Contains more Potassium +109.5%
Contains more Zinc +431%
Contains more Copper +197.5%

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 E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +211%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +211%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 6.38g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 69.61g 20.94g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 655kcal 294kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 17mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 0.42mg 1.88mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 3mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 86mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 148mg 310mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 25mg 72mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 4.46mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.04mg 0.119mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.14mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU 2IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.1mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.25mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.13mg Lamb and mutton
Folate 1µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 0.21mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 0.446mg 1.908mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 0.528mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.095mg 0.629mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 0.305mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.072mg 0.777mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 90mg 97mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 8.83g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 8.82g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 1.51g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Lamb and mutton
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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.43g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton 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

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.