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Pork vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork and Ostrich different?

  • Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, and Selenium, while Ostrich is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Ostrich covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 231% more than Pork.
  • Pork contains 5 times more Saturated Fat than Ostrich. Pork contains 5.23g of Saturated Fat, while Ostrich contains 1g.

Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked types were used in this article.

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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 Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Iron +220.7%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Copper +108.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 251
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains more Potassium +16.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.5%
Contains more Iron +220.7%
Contains more Zinc +102.9%
Contains more Copper +108.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 251

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +792.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.292
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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.5%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +792.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.292

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Ostrich Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.32g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 13.92g 2.57g Pork
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 242kcal 145kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 6mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 2.79mg Ostrich
Magnesium 28mg 25mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 251mg Ostrich
Potassium 423mg 362mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 80mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 4.85mg Ostrich
Copper 0.073mg 0.152mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.23mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.232mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.292mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 7.143mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 1.318mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.545mg Ostrich
Folate 5µg 15µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 6.25µg Ostrich
Vitamin K 0µg µg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.254mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.177mg 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.446mg 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.712mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 1.473mg 1.407mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.716mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 85mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 1g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 0.97g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.44g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Ostrich
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
57
Ostrich

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
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Ostrich
Fats
64%
Pork
12%
Ostrich

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.23g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ostrich
Ostrich is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.
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

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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.