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Pork vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork and Barbecue chicken

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2, while Barbecue chicken has more Vitamin D.
  • Pork covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 69% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Pork contains 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Barbecue chicken. While Pork contains 0.698mg of Vitamin B5, Barbecue chicken contains only 0.152mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Barbecue chicken is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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
Pork
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1494.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +359.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1494.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +359.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Folate +60%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 242kcal 226kcal Pork
Protein 27.32g 22.51g Pork
Fats 13.92g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Net carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0g 0.12g Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 80mg 127mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 0IU Pork
Iron 0.87mg 0.95mg Barbecue chicken
Calcium 19mg 16mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 255mg Pork
Magnesium 28mg 21mg Pork
Sugar 0g 0.12g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.073mg 0.077mg Barbecue chicken
Zinc 2.39mg 1.78mg Pork
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 246mg 218mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 335mg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.055mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.227mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.152mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.191mg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0.47µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Folate 5µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat g 0.078g Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23g 3.927g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 2.038g Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.173mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.657mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.853mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.549mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 1.75mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.565mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.69mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 0.935mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.592mg Pork
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Barbecue chicken
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
56
Pork
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
36
Barbecue chicken

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
164%
Pork
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
64%
Pork
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 273mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.303g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.