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Pot roast vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pot roast and Pork

  • Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Pork is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Pork covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 68% more than Pot roast.
  • Pork contains 3 times less Vitamin B12 than Pot roast. Pot roast contains 2.13µg of Vitamin B12, while Pork contains 0.7µg.
  • Pork has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties 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, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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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Pork
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains less Sodium -24.2%
Contains more Zinc +178.7%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +178.2%
Contains less Sodium -24.2%
Contains more Zinc +178.7%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin E +75.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1386.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +75.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +204.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1386.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.94g 27.32g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 13.92g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 297kcal 242kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 19mg Pork
Iron 2.42mg 0.87mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 174mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 231mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 47mg 62mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 2.39mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.073mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.29mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 9µg 5µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 0.7µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 1.156mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.317mg 1.26mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 2.177mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.446mg
Methionine 0.754mg 0.712mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 1.086mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.924mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 116mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 6.19g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast Pork
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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
37
Pork

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%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Pork
Fats
88%
Pot roast
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.318g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.