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Pork vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork and Mozzarella different?

  • Pork is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Choline, and Potassium, however Mozzarella is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Pork is 71% higher.
  • Pork contains 42 times more Vitamin B3 than Mozzarella. While Pork contains 5.037mg of Vitamin B3, Mozzarella contains only 0.12mg.
  • Pork has less Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium are the varieties 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
Contains more Iron +248%
Contains more Potassium +345.3%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +3747.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Equal in Magnesium - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +248%
Contains more Potassium +345.3%
Contains more Copper +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +3747.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains less Sodium -74.2%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Equal in Magnesium - 26

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 E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4097.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +480%
Contains more Vitamin A +7285.7%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.34
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 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4097.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +480%
Contains more Vitamin A +7285.7%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.34

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.1g Mozzarella
Protein 27.32g 27.5g Mozzarella
Fats 13.92g 17.1g Mozzarella
Carbs 0g 3.1g Mozzarella
Calories 242kcal 280kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.23g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.87mg 0.25mg Pork
Magnesium 28mg 26mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 423mg 95mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 16mg Mozzarella
Zinc 2.39mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.073mg 0.027mg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 517IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.15mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 13IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.02mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 0.12mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.08mg Pork
Folate 5µg 9µg Mozzarella
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0.92µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 0µg 1.8µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan 0.338mg mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 54mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 10.867g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 4.844g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.509g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Mozzarella
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
64%
Pork
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.637g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.