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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 Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +107.1%
Contains more Magnesium +833.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +186%
Contains more Potassium +185.8%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
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% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +107.1%
Contains more Magnesium +833.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +186%
Contains more Potassium +185.8%
Contains more Zinc +184.5%
Contains more Copper +82.5%

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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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 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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
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

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 Pork
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 6.38g 27.32g Pork
Fats 69.61g 13.92g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 655kcal 242kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 19mg Pork
Iron 0.42mg 0.87mg Pork
Magnesium 3mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 86mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 148mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 25mg 62mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 2.39mg Pork
Copper 0.04mg 0.073mg Pork
Vitamin A 9IU 7IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.29mg
Vitamin D IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 1µg 5µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 0.7µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K µg 0µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.21mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 0.446mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 0.528mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.095mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 0.305mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.072mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 90mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 6.19g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 1.2g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Pork
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
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 food.
Protein
38%
Pork jowl
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Pork
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
64%
Pork

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 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.8)

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. 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.