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Steak vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Steak and Pork jowl

  • Steak has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Phosphorus, however Pork jowl has more Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 84% more.
  • Steak has 21 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. Steak has 31.8µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl has 1.5µg.
  • Steak is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw.

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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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +471.4%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.5%
Contains more Zinc +654.8%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +471.4%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.5%
Contains more Zinc +654.8%
Contains more Copper +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%

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
Steak
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Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +455.6%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +168.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
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% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +455.6%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +168.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.85g 6.38g Steak
Fats 19.02g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 271kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 4mg Steak
Iron 2.4mg 0.42mg Steak
Magnesium 23mg 3mg Steak
Phosphorus 163mg 86mg Steak
Potassium 279mg 148mg Steak
Sodium 58mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 6.34mg 0.84mg Steak
Copper 0.085mg 0.04mg Steak
Vitamin A 25IU 9IU Steak
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 6IU IU Steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.301mg 0.236mg Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149mg 4.535mg Steak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.25mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 0.09mg Steak
Folate 6µg 1µg Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2µg 0.82µg Steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.021mg Steak
Threonine 1.171mg 0.21mg Steak
Isoleucine 1.157mg 0.168mg Steak
Leucine 2.142mg 0.446mg Steak
Lysine 2.38mg 0.528mg Steak
Methionine 0.672mg 0.095mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997mg 0.239mg Steak
Valine 1.242mg 0.305mg Steak
Histidine 0.931mg 0.072mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 90mg Steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.443g 25.26g Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896g 8.11g Pork jowl

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Steak Pork jowl
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
49
Steak
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
14
Pork jowl

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
149%
Steak
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
88%
Steak
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.817g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
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)

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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/nutrients
  2. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.