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Pork vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork and Game?

  • Pork is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, yet Game is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 234% higher.
  • Pork has 6 times more Saturated Fat than Game. Pork has 5.23g of Saturated Fat, while Game has 0.95g.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Game meat, deer, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Pork
5
:
3
Game
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.8%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Zinc +14.4%
Contains more Iron +290.8%
Contains less Sodium -17.7%
Contains more Copper +246.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +280%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.8%
Contains more Potassium +33%
Contains more Zinc +14.4%
Contains more Iron +290.8%
Contains less Sodium -17.7%
Contains more Copper +246.6%

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
8
:
4
Game
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +45%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +298.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +801.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +45%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +298.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +801.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 22.96g Pork
Fats 13.92g 2.42g Pork
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 120kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 5mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 28mg 23mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 202mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 318mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 51mg Game
Zinc 2.39mg 2.09mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.2mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.22mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 6.37mg Game
Vitamin B5 0.698mg mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.37mg Pork
Folate 5µg 4µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 0µg 1.1µg Game
Tryptophan 0.338mg mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 1.08mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.908mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.951mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 2.006mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.566mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.937mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 1.073mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 80mg 85mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 0.67g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.47g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Game
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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Game
Fats
64%
Pork
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.28g)
Which food is cheaper?
Game
Game 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)

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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.