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Pork vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork and Beef tenderloin

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, while Beef tenderloin has more Vitamin B12, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Beef tenderloin's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 73% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin contains 10 times less Vitamin B1 than Pork. Pork contains 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Beef tenderloin contains 0.09mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pork is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted.

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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 +111.1%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.8%
Contains more Iron +257.5%
Contains more Zinc +68.6%
Contains more Copper +68.5%
Equal in Sodium - 57
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Contains more Calcium +111.1%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.8%
Contains more Iron +257.5%
Contains more Zinc +68.6%
Contains more Copper +68.5%
Equal in Sodium - 57

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +874.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.6%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +251.4%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +874.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +179.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +85.6%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +251.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Beef tenderloin Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 23.9g Pork
Fats 13.92g 24.6g Beef tenderloin
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 324kcal Beef tenderloin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 9mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 28mg 22mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 203mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 331mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 57mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 2.39mg 4.03mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.073mg 0.123mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.09mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.26mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 3mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.25mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.25mg Pork
Folate 5µg 8µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 2.46µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.268mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 1.044mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.075mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.889mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 1.989mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.612mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.933mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 1.163mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.818mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 85mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 9.72g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 10.27g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 1g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Beef tenderloin
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
56
Pork
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
51
Beef tenderloin

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
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
64%
Pork
114%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.49g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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

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. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.