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Pork jowl vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pork jowl and Pork?

  • Pork is richer than Pork jowl in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Vitamin B2 and Magnesium.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 100% more.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pork is lower.

We used Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
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Pork
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Iron +107.1%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Potassium +185.8%
Contains more Magnesium +833.3%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +186%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Iron +107.1%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Potassium +185.8%
Contains more Magnesium +833.3%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +186%

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +415.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
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 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +415.6%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
32
Pork jowl
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
37
Pork

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 the food
Protein
38%
Pork jowl
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Pork
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
64%
Pork

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pork jowl Pork
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Pork
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 - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 20.03g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.8)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork jowl Pork Opinion
Calories 655 242 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 27.32 Pork
Fats 69.61 13.92 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 90 80 Pork
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 0.42 0.87 Pork
Calcium 4 19 Pork
Potassium 148 423 Pork
Magnesium 3 28 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.073 Pork
Zinc 0.84 2.39 Pork
Starch
Phosphorus 86 246 Pork
Sodium 25 62 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 7 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 0.29
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 4.535 5.037 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.82 0.7 Pork jowl
Vitamin K 0 Pork
Folate 1 5 Pork
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 25.26 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 6.19 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 1.2 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.21 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 0.168 1.26 Pork
Leucine 0.446 2.177 Pork
Lysine 0.528 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.095 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.239 1.086 Pork
Valine 0.305 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.072 1.067 Pork
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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 of 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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.