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Pork jowl vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork jowl and Veal different?

  • Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B1, while Veal is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 111% more than Veal.
  • Pork jowl contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Veal. Pork jowl contains 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, while Veal contains 0.07mg.
  • Veal is lower in Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled types were used 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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Veal
Contains less Sodium -69.9%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.7%
Contains more Zinc +360.7%
Contains more Copper +157.5%
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% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains less Sodium -69.9%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.7%
Contains more Zinc +360.7%
Contains more Copper +157.5%

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +451.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.9%
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% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +451.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 6.38g 24.38g Veal
Fats 69.61g 7.56g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 655kcal 172kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 17mg Veal
Iron 0.42mg 0.99mg Veal
Magnesium 3mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 86mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 148mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 25mg 83mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.04mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.15mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU 0IU Veal
Vitamin D µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.07mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 1µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 1.27µg Veal
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.21mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.168mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 0.446mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 0.528mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.095mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 0.305mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.072mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 90mg 103mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 2.84g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 0.55g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Veal
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.22g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.