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Pork spare ribs vs. Pork bacon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork spare ribs and Pork bacon

  • Pork bacon contains less Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, Zinc, and Iron than Pork spare ribs.
  • Pork bacon's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 29% higher.
  • Pork bacon contains 6 times less Vitamin D than Pork spare ribs. Pork spare ribs contain 91IU of Vitamin D, while Pork bacon contains 16IU.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pork spare ribs are lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, raw and Pork, cured, bacon, unprepared.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Zinc +111.9%
Contains more Copper +90.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 144
Equal in Manganese - 0.011
Equal in Selenium - 20.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 35% 12% 61% 22% 11% 69% 27% 2% 120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 9% 62% 18% 87% 33% 14% 2% 110%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +122%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Zinc +111.9%
Contains more Copper +90.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 144
Equal in Manganese - 0.011
Equal in Selenium - 20.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin D +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.8%
Contains more Choline +24.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 69% 0% 80% 58% 88% 38% 133% 0% 48% 33% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 9% 12% 0% 70% 19% 76% 34% 62% 0% 63% 27% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.8%
Contains more Choline +24.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +22.6%
Contains more Water +35.1%
Contains more Fats +69.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +57.2%
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
13% 40% 44% 2%
Protein: 12.62 g
Fats: 39.69 g
Carbs: 1.28 g
Water: 44.24 g
Other: 2.17 g
Contains more Protein +22.6%
Contains more Water +35.1%
Contains more Fats +69.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +57.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +104.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.3%
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
36% 47% 17%
Saturated Fat: 13.296 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 17.439 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 6.454 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +104.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork spare ribs Pork bacon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork spare ribs Pork bacon Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.28g Pork bacon
Protein 15.47g 12.62g Pork spare ribs
Fats 23.4g 39.69g Pork bacon
Carbs 0g 1.28g Pork bacon
Calories 277kcal 417kcal Pork bacon
Sugar 0g 1g Pork spare ribs
Calcium 15mg 5mg Pork spare ribs
Iron 0.91mg 0.41mg Pork spare ribs
Magnesium 16mg 12mg Pork spare ribs
Phosphorus 141mg 144mg Pork bacon
Potassium 242mg 198mg Pork spare ribs
Sodium 81mg 662mg Pork spare ribs
Zinc 2.5mg 1.18mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.08mg 0.042mg Pork spare ribs
Manganese 0.01mg 0.011mg Pork bacon
Selenium 22µg 20.1µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 37IU Pork bacon
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 11µg Pork bacon
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.43mg Pork bacon
Vitamin D 91IU 16IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 2.3µg 0.4µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B1 0.319mg 0.276mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.081mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B3 4.662mg 4.022mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B5 0.625mg 0.555mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B6 0.574mg 0.266mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B12 0.38µg 0.5µg Pork bacon
Choline 59.7mg 47.8mg Pork spare ribs
Tryptophan 0.163mg 0.15mg Pork spare ribs
Threonine 0.695mg 0.555mg Pork spare ribs
Isoleucine 0.761mg 0.598mg Pork spare ribs
Leucine 1.318mg 1.039mg Pork spare ribs
Lysine 1.435mg 1.123mg Pork spare ribs
Methionine 0.426mg 0.346mg Pork spare ribs
Phenylalanine 0.65mg 0.524mg Pork spare ribs
Valine 0.809mg 0.638mg Pork spare ribs
Histidine 0.668mg 0.513mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 80mg 66mg Pork bacon
Trans Fat 0.222g 0.133g Pork bacon
Saturated Fat 7.529g 13.296g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.005g Pork bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.004g Pork bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.022g Pork bacon
Monounsaturated Fat 8.542g 17.439g Pork bacon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.953g 6.454g Pork bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.079g 0.246g Pork bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g 5.617g Pork bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0g 0.006g Pork bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g 0.234g Pork bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.032g Pork bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.038g Pork bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork spare ribs Pork bacon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Pork spare ribs
28%
Pork bacon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Pork spare ribs
35%
Pork bacon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 581mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.767g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork bacon
Pork bacon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
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 ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork spare ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167853/nutrients
  2. Pork bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168277/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.