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Pork vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork and Goat

  • Pork has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, however Goat is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pork covers your daily Selenium needs 66% more than Goat.
  • Goat has 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Pork. Pork has 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Goat has 0.11mg.
  • Goat contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Goat, raw.

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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
Goat
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Equal in Potassium - 385
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Equal in Potassium - 385

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
9
:
2
Goat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.4%
Equal in Folate - 5
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% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.4%
Equal in Folate - 5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Goat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 20.6g Pork
Fats 13.92g 2.31g Pork
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 109kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 13mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 28mg mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 180mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 385mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 82mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.073mg 0.256mg Goat
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 0.11mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 3.75mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg mg Pork
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 1.13µg Goat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.306mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.981mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.042mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.716mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 1.532mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.552mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.715mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 1.103mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.429mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 1.03g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.17g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Goat
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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Goat
Fats
64%
Pork
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.52g)
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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.