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Pork vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork and True morels

  • Pork has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B3, however True morels are richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin D, Manganese and Fiber.
  • True morels' daily need coverage for Iron is 141% more.
  • Pork contains 80 times more Saturated Fat than True morels. Pork contains 5.23g of Saturated Fat, while True morels contain 0.065g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Mushrooms, morel, 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
4
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Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Calcium +126.3%
Contains more Copper +756.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.1%
Equal in Potassium - 411
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 457% 13% 37% 14% 209% 56% 84% 3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains more Calcium +126.3%
Contains more Copper +756.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.1%
Equal in Potassium - 411

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
10
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +292.3%
Contains more Folate +80%
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% 153% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 0% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +292.3%
Contains more Folate +80%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
56
Pork
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
109
True morels

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 the food
Protein
164%
Pork
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
5%
True morels
Fats
64%
Pork
3%
True morels

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pork True morels
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork True morels
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
True morels
True morels contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.165g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork True morels Opinion
Calories 242 31 Pork
Protein 27.32 3.12 Pork
Fats 13.92 0.57 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 5.1 True morels
Cholesterol 80 True morels
Vitamin D 53 206 True morels
Iron 0.87 12.18 True morels
Calcium 19 43 True morels
Potassium 423 411 Pork
Magnesium 28 19 Pork
Sugars 0 0.6 Pork
Fiber 0 2.8 True morels
Copper 0.073 0.625 True morels
Zinc 2.39 2.03 Pork
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Phosphorus 246 194 Pork
Sodium 62 21 True morels
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 5.1 True morels
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.069 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.205 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 2.252 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.44 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.136 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 Pork
Vitamin K 0 Pork
Folate 5 9 True morels
Trans Fat 0 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 0.065 True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 0.052 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.433 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 Pork
Leucine 2.177 Pork
Lysine 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 Pork
Valine 1.473 Pork
Histidine 1.067 Pork
Fructose 0 True morels

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 of 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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.