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Pork vs. Peanut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork and Peanut different?

  • Pork is higher in Selenium, and Vitamin B12, however, Peanut is richer in Copper, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B3, Fiber, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Peanut is 119% higher.

Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Peanuts, all types, raw are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Pork
1
:
9
Peanut
Contains more Selenium +529.2%
Contains more Calcium +384.2%
Contains more Iron +426.4%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Copper +1467.1%
Contains more Manganese +21388.9%
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 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382% 253% 40%
Contains more Selenium +529.2%
Contains more Calcium +384.2%
Contains more Iron +426.4%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains more Potassium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Copper +1467.1%
Contains more Manganese +21388.9%

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
:
4
Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2772.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.2%
Contains more Folate +4700%
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% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 29% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2772.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.2%
Contains more Folate +4700%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pork
2
:
3
Peanut
Contains more Water +790.3%
Contains more Fats +253.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +161.8%
Equal in Protein - 25.8
27% 14% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
26% 49% 16% 7% 2%
Protein: 25.8 g
Fats: 49.24 g
Carbs: 16.13 g
Water: 6.5 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Water +790.3%
Contains more Fats +253.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +161.8%
Equal in Protein - 25.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Pork
1
:
2
Peanut
Contains less Saturated Fat -16.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +294.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1196.5%
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
14% 53% 34%
Saturated Fat: 6.279 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 24.426 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 15.558 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -16.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +294.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1196.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 0g 7.63g Peanut
Protein 27.32g 25.8g Pork
Fats 13.92g 49.24g Peanut
Carbs 0g 16.13g Peanut
Calories 242kcal 567kcal Peanut
Sugar 0g 4.72g Pork
Fiber 0g 8.5g Peanut
Calcium 19mg 92mg Peanut
Iron 0.87mg 4.58mg Peanut
Magnesium 28mg 168mg Peanut
Phosphorus 246mg 376mg Peanut
Potassium 423mg 705mg Peanut
Sodium 62mg 18mg Peanut
Zinc 2.39mg 3.27mg Peanut
Copper 0.073mg 1.144mg Peanut
Manganese 0.009mg 1.934mg Peanut
Selenium 45.3µg 7.2µg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 8.33mg Peanut
Vitamin D 53IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.64mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.135mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 12.066mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 1.767mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.348mg Pork
Folate 5µg 240µg Peanut
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0µg Pork
Choline 93.9mg 52.5mg Pork
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.25mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.883mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.907mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.672mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 0.926mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.317mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 1.473mg 1.082mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.652mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 0mg Peanut
Saturated Fat 5.23g 6.279g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 24.426g Peanut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 15.558g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Peanut
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
75%
Peanut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
55%
Pork
131%
Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 80mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals

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. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/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.