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Pork vs. Pistachio — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork and Pistachio

  • Pork has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B3, while Pistachio has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Fiber, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Pistachio covers your daily need of Copper 136% more than Pork.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Pistachio is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Nuts, pistachio 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
2
:
Contains more Selenium +547.1%
Contains more Calcium +452.6%
Contains more Iron +350.6%
Contains more Magnesium +332.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.2%
Contains more Potassium +142.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +1680.8%
Contains more Manganese +13233.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.2
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 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434% 157% 39%
Contains more Selenium +547.1%
Contains more Calcium +452.6%
Contains more Iron +350.6%
Contains more Magnesium +332.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +99.2%
Contains more Potassium +142.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Copper +1680.8%
Contains more Manganese +13233.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.2

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7271.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +886.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.4%
Contains more Folate +920%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.87
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 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +7271.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +886.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.4%
Contains more Folate +920%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.87

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pork
2
:
Contains more Protein +35.5%
Contains more Water +1224.3%
Contains more Fats +225.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +234.8%
27% 14% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
20% 45% 27% 4% 3%
Protein: 20.16 g
Fats: 45.32 g
Carbs: 27.17 g
Water: 4.37 g
Other: 2.98 g
Contains more Protein +35.5%
Contains more Water +1224.3%
Contains more Fats +225.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +234.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pork
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +275.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1098.3%
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
14% 53% 33%
Saturated Fat: 5.907 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 23.257 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 14.38 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +275.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1098.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pork Pistachio
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 ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Pistachio Opinion
Net carbs 0g 16.57g Pistachio
Protein 27.32g 20.16g Pork
Fats 13.92g 45.32g Pistachio
Carbs 0g 27.17g Pistachio
Calories 242kcal 560kcal Pistachio
Starch 1.67g Pistachio
Fructose 0.24g Pistachio
Sugar 0g 7.66g Pork
Fiber 0g 10.6g Pistachio
Calcium 19mg 105mg Pistachio
Iron 0.87mg 3.92mg Pistachio
Magnesium 28mg 121mg Pistachio
Phosphorus 246mg 490mg Pistachio
Potassium 423mg 1025mg Pistachio
Sodium 62mg 1mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.39mg 2.2mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 1.3mg Pistachio
Manganese 0.009mg 1.2mg Pistachio
Selenium 45.3µg 7µg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 516IU Pistachio
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 26µg Pistachio
Vitamin E 0.29mg 2.86mg Pistachio
Vitamin D 53IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 5.6mg Pistachio
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.87mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.16mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 1.3mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.52mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 1.7mg Pistachio
Folate 5µg 51µg Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0µg Pork
Choline 93.9mg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.251mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.684mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.917mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.604mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 1.138mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.36mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 1.092mg Pistachio
Valine 1.473mg 1.249mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.512mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 0mg Pistachio
Saturated Fat 5.23g 5.907g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 23.257g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 14.38g Pistachio
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 14.091g Pistachio

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Pistachio
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
65%
Pistachio
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Pork
125%
Pistachio

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.677g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.