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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
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Calcium +126.3%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains less Sodium -66.1%
Contains more Copper +756.2%
Equal in Potassium - 411
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Calcium +126.3%
Contains more Iron +1300%
Contains less Sodium -66.1%
Contains more Copper +756.2%
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
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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 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% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork True morels Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.3g True morels
Protein 27.32g 3.12g Pork
Fats 13.92g 0.57g Pork
Carbs 0g 5.1g True morels
Calories 242kcal 31kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g True morels
Sugar 0g 0.6g Pork
Fiber 0g 2.8g True morels
Calcium 19mg 43mg True morels
Iron 0.87mg 12.18mg True morels
Magnesium 28mg 19mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 194mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 411mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 21mg True morels
Zinc 2.39mg 2.03mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.625mg True morels
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 206IU True morels
Vitamin D 1.3µg 5.1µg True morels
Vitamin C 0.6mg mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.069mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.205mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 2.252mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.44mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.136mg Pork
Folate 5µg 9µg True morels
Vitamin B12 0.7µg µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg mg True morels
Trans Fat g 0g Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23g 0.065g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 0.052g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.433g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork True morels
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
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 food.
Protein
164%
Pork
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
5%
True morels
Fats
64%
Pork
3%
True morels

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
True morels
True morels contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.