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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 Copper +250.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
Equal in Potassium - 385
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 4% 34% 0% 86% 110% 78% 11%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +225.3%
Contains more Copper +250.7%
Contains more Zinc +67.4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 142% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Pork Goat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Goat Opinion
Calories 242 109 Pork
Protein 27.32 20.6 Pork
Fats 13.92 2.31 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Net carbs 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 57 Goat
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 0.87 2.83 Goat
Calcium 19 13 Pork
Potassium 423 385 Pork
Magnesium 28 Pork
Sugar 0 Goat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.256 Goat
Zinc 2.39 4 Goat
Starch
Phosphorus 246 180 Pork
Sodium 62 82 Pork
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.11 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.49 Goat
Vitamin B3 5.037 3.75 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.13 Goat
Vitamin K 0 Pork
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 0.71 Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 1.03 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.17 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.306 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.981 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.042 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.716 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.532 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.552 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.715 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.103 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.429 Pork
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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. 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.