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Pot roast vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pot roast and Chicken meat

  • Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Choline, and Selenium, however Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 76% more.
  • Pot roast has 3 times more Zinc than Chicken meat. Pot roast has 6.66mg of Zinc, while Chicken meat has 1.94mg.
  • Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 Iron +92.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Zinc +243.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Equal in Potassium - 223
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Iron +92.1%
Contains less Sodium -42.7%
Contains more Zinc +243.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Equal in Potassium - 223

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +610%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.063
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +610%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.063
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168

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.
Pot roast Chicken meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pot roast Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.94g 27.3g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 13.6g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 297kcal 239kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 15mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 1.26mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 174mg 182mg Chicken meat
Potassium 231mg 223mg Pot roast
Sodium 47mg 82mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 1.94mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.066mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.27mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 2IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.063mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.168mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 9µg 5µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 0.3µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.156mg 1.128mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 2.302mg 1.986mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.223mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.726mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 1.061mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 1.325mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.802mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 88mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 3.79g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 5.34g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 2.97g Chicken meat

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Pot roast Chicken meat
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
44
Pot roast
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
31
Chicken meat

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
174%
Pot roast
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
88%
Pot roast
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.758g)
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.