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Pork vs. Macadamia — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork and Macadamia

  • Pork has more Selenium, and Vitamin B12, while Macadamia has more Manganese, Copper, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Macadamia covers your daily need of Manganese 179% more than Pork.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Macadamia is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Nuts, macadamia nuts, 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" charts 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 Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Zinc +83.8%
Contains more Selenium +1158.3%
Contains more Calcium +347.4%
Contains more Iron +324.1%
Contains more Magnesium +364.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Copper +935.6%
Contains more Manganese +45800%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25% 2% 248%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252% 539% 20%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Zinc +83.8%
Contains more Selenium +1158.3%
Contains more Calcium +347.4%
Contains more Iron +324.1%
Contains more Magnesium +364.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Copper +935.6%
Contains more Manganese +45800%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pork
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.758
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 52% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.758

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pork
2
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Contains more Protein +245.4%
Contains more Water +4155.1%
Contains more Fats +444.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +28.1%
27% 14% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
8% 76% 14%
Protein: 7.91 g
Fats: 75.77 g
Carbs: 13.82 g
Water: 1.36 g
Other: 1.14 g
Contains more Protein +245.4%
Contains more Water +4155.1%
Contains more Fats +444.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +28.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pork
1
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Contains less Saturated Fat -56.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +851.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.2%
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
17% 81% 2%
Saturated Fat: 12.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 58.877 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.502 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +851.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork Macadamia
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 0g 5.22g Macadamia
Protein 27.32g 7.91g Pork
Fats 13.92g 75.77g Macadamia
Carbs 0g 13.82g Macadamia
Calories 242kcal 718kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 0g 4.57g Pork
Fiber 0g 8.6g Macadamia
Calcium 19mg 85mg Macadamia
Iron 0.87mg 3.69mg Macadamia
Magnesium 28mg 130mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 246mg 188mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 368mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 5mg Macadamia
Zinc 2.39mg 1.3mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.756mg Macadamia
Manganese 0.009mg 4.131mg Macadamia
Selenium 45.3µg 3.6µg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.54mg Macadamia
Vitamin D 53IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1.2mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.162mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 2.473mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.275mg Pork
Folate 5µg 11µg Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0µg Pork
Choline 93.9mg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.067mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.37mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.314mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 0.602mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 0.018mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.023mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.665mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 0.363mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.195mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 0mg Macadamia
Saturated Fat 5.23g 12.061g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 1.502g Macadamia

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Macadamia
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Pork
40%
Macadamia
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Pork
122%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.831g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/nutrients
  2. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.