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Pot roast vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pot roast and Meat

  • Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Meat has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Meat is 74% higher.
  • Meat has 6 times less Saturated Fat than Pot roast. Pot roast has 7.548g of Saturated Fat, while Meat has 1.198g.

Food types used in this article are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
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Meat
Contains more Iron +110.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +175.2%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Contains more Iron +110.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +175.2%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Potassium +82.3%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.4%

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.1%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +273.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1510.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.1%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.2

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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Meat
Fats
88%
Pot roast
16%
Meat

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 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

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Pot roast Meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.35g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Meat Opinion
Calories 297 143 Pot roast
Protein 28.94 26.17 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 3.51 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 116 73 Meat
Vitamin D 8 10 Meat
Iron 2.42 1.15 Pot roast
Calcium 16 6 Pot roast
Potassium 231 421 Meat
Magnesium 19 29 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.111 Meat
Zinc 6.66 2.42 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 267 Meat
Sodium 47 57 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 0.08 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 0.2
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 4.105 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 0.571 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 2.13 0.57 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8 0 Pot roast
Folate 9 0 Pot roast
Trans Fat 0.033 Pot roast
Saturated Fat 7.548 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 1.334 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 0.506 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19 0.275 Meat
Threonine 1.156 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 1.317 1.288 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 2.229 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 2.427 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.721 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 1.1 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 1.367 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 1.13 Meat
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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.