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Pork vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork and Milk

  • Pork has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Choline, however Milk has more Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Pork is 76% higher.
  • Milk has 54 times less Vitamin B3 than Pork. Pork has 5.037mg of Vitamin B3, while Milk has 0.093mg.
  • Milk is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D.

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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
6
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2
Milk
Contains more Iron +2800%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.9%
Contains more Potassium +182%
Contains more Zinc +469%
Contains more Copper +630%
Contains more Calcium +557.9%
Contains less Sodium -29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4%
Contains more Iron +2800%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.9%
Contains more Potassium +182%
Contains more Zinc +469%
Contains more Copper +630%
Contains more Calcium +557.9%
Contains less Sodium -29%

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
Milk
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5316.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1154.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2700%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
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 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4285%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5316.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1154.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2700%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
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 Milk
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Milk Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4.99g Milk
Protein 27.32g 3.37g Pork
Fats 13.92g 0.97g Pork
Carbs 0g 4.99g Milk
Calories 242kcal 42kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Milk
Sugar 0g 5.2g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 125mg Milk
Iron 0.87mg 0.03mg Pork
Magnesium 28mg 11mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 95mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 150mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 44mg Milk
Zinc 2.39mg 0.42mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.01mg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 196IU Milk
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.01mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 48IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 1.2µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.02mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.185mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 0.093mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.361mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.037mg Pork
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0.47µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Milk
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.043mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.143mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.174mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 0.319mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 0.282mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.088mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.174mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 0.22mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.101mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 5mg Milk
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 0.633g Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 0.277g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.035g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Milk
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
16
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
15
Milk

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
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
5%
Milk
Fats
64%
Pork
4%
Milk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.597g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $0.2)

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. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.