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Pot roast vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pot roast and Veal?

  • Pot roast is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron, yet Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 36% higher.
  • Pot roast has 2 times more Saturated Fat than Veal. Pot roast has 7.548g of Saturated Fat, while Veal has 3.04g.

We used Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled types in this comparison.

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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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Veal
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -43.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Copper - 0.103
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% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -43.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Copper - 0.103

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
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 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Folate +22.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Veal Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.94g 24.38g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 7.56g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 297kcal 172kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 17mg Veal
Iron 2.42mg 0.99mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 174mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 231mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 47mg 83mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 3.87mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.15mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 0IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.07mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 9µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 1.27µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.2µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 1.156mg 1.065mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 1.201mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 1.94mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 2.009mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.569mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.984mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 1.347mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.885mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 103mg Veal
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 2.84g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 0.55g Pot roast

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pot roast Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Veal
Fats
88%
Pot roast
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Veal
Veal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.508g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.