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Pork jowl vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork jowl and Meat?

  • Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B12, yet Meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 120% higher.
  • Meat contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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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Meat
Contains less Sodium -56.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains more Potassium +184.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.1%
Contains more Copper +177.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains less Sodium -56.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +173.8%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains more Potassium +184.5%
Contains more Zinc +188.1%
Contains more Copper +177.5%

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +721.1%
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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +146.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +721.1%

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 Meat
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 Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 6.38g 26.17g Meat
Fats 69.61g 3.51g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 655kcal 143kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 6mg Meat
Iron 0.42mg 1.15mg Meat
Magnesium 3mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 86mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 148mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 25mg 57mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 2.42mg Meat
Copper 0.04mg 0.111mg Meat
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.08mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU 10IU Meat
Vitamin D µg 0.2µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.012mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 1µg 0µg Pork jowl
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 0.57µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K µg 0µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine 0.21mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 0.446mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 0.528mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.095mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 0.305mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.072mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 90mg 73mg Meat
Trans Fat g 0.033g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 1.334g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 0.506g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl 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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Meat
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.062g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.