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

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What are the main differences between Pork spare ribs and Pork hock?

  • Pork spare ribs are richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, while Pork hock is higher in Selenium.
  • Pork hock's daily need coverage for Sodium is 42% higher.
  • Pork hock has 9 times less Vitamin B6 than Pork spare ribs. Pork spare ribs have 0.574mg of Vitamin B6, while Pork hock has 0.064mg.
  • Pork hock is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, raw and Pork, pickled pork hocks 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains more Potassium +414.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Contains more Selenium +19.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.38
Equal in Copper - 0.082
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 6% 43% 5% 26% 5% 137% 65% 28% 3% 144%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +135%
Contains more Potassium +414.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Contains more Selenium +19.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.38
Equal in Copper - 0.082

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 E +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +298.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +269.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +796.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%
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 5% 4% 0% 0% 20% 16% 21% 21% 15% 1% 64% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +298.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +269.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +796.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +34.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +122%
Contains more Protein +23.5%
Contains more Water +13.8%
Contains more Other +68.8%
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
19% 11% 68% 2%
Protein: 19.11 g
Fats: 10.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.02 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Fats +122%
Contains more Protein +23.5%
Contains more Water +13.8%
Contains more Other +68.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +66.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +230%
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.1%
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
34% 54% 13%
Saturated Fat: 3.231 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.198 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +66.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +230%
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.1%

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 hock
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork spare ribs Pork hock Opinion
Protein 15.47g 19.11g Pork hock
Fats 23.4g 10.54g Pork spare ribs
Calories 277kcal 171kcal Pork spare ribs
Calcium 15mg 19mg Pork hock
Iron 0.91mg 1.14mg Pork hock
Magnesium 16mg 6mg Pork spare ribs
Phosphorus 141mg 60mg Pork spare ribs
Potassium 242mg 47mg Pork spare ribs
Sodium 81mg 1050mg Pork spare ribs
Zinc 2.5mg 2.38mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.08mg 0.082mg Pork hock
Manganese 0.01mg 0.022mg Pork hock
Selenium 22µg 26.3µg Pork hock
Vitamin A 0IU 76IU Pork hock
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 23µg Pork hock
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.17mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 91IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 2.3µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B1 0.319mg 0.08mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.068mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B3 4.662mg 1.1mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B5 0.625mg 0.344mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B6 0.574mg 0.064mg Pork spare ribs
Folate 0µg 1µg Pork hock
Vitamin B12 0.38µg 0.51µg Pork hock
Choline 59.7mg Pork spare ribs
Tryptophan 0.163mg 0.038mg Pork spare ribs
Threonine 0.695mg 0.516mg Pork spare ribs
Isoleucine 0.761mg 0.325mg Pork spare ribs
Leucine 1.318mg 0.841mg Pork spare ribs
Lysine 1.435mg 0.822mg Pork spare ribs
Methionine 0.426mg 0.211mg Pork spare ribs
Phenylalanine 0.65mg 0.554mg Pork spare ribs
Valine 0.809mg 0.478mg Pork spare ribs
Histidine 0.668mg 0.211mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 80mg 89mg Pork spare ribs
Trans Fat 0.222g 0.113g Pork hock
Saturated Fat 7.529g 3.231g Pork hock
Monounsaturated Fat 8.542g 5.134g Pork spare ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 3.953g 1.198g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.079g 0.045g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g 0.986g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g 0.042g Pork spare ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
13%
Pork hock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Pork spare ribs
46%
Pork hock

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 969mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.298g)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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 hock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169157/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.