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Turkey bacon vs. Pork chop — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey bacon and Pork chop

  • Turkey bacon has more Vitamin B12, and Iron, however, Pork chop has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Turkey bacon is 43% higher.
  • Pork chop has 2 times less Vitamin B12 than Turkey bacon. Turkey bacon has 1.19µg of Vitamin B12, while Pork chop has 0.66µg.
  • Pork chop is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Turkey bacon, unprepared and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +24%
Contains more Copper +54.4%
Contains more Selenium +130.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Equal in Potassium - 315
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35% 2% 199%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +60.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.8%
Contains more Manganese +90%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +24%
Contains more Copper +54.4%
Contains more Selenium +130.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 241
Equal in Potassium - 315

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 37% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +18%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +610.4%
Contains more Protein +48.8%
Equal in Water - 61.45
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 g
24% 14% 61%
Protein: 23.72 g
Fats: 14.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.45 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Fats +18%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +610.4%
Contains more Protein +48.8%
Equal in Water - 61.45

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 4.339
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 4.339 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.887 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.894 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +148.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 4.339

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turkey bacon Pork chop
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey bacon Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Protein 15.94g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 16.93g 14.35g Turkey bacon
Carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Calories 226kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Calcium 80mg 56mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.4mg 0.87mg Turkey bacon
Magnesium 16mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 222mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 349mg 315mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 1069mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 2.54mg 3.15mg Pork chop
Copper 0.068mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Manganese 0.019mg 0.01mg Turkey bacon
Selenium 15.8µg 36.4µg Pork chop
Vitamin A 34IU 15IU Turkey bacon
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 4µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.237mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 4.032mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.675mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.244mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 10µg 0µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 1.19µg 0.66µg Turkey bacon
Choline 67.5mg Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 86mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat 0.184g 0.066g Pork chop
Saturated Fat 4.52g 4.339g Pork chop
Omega-3 - DHA 0.007g 0.001g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.006g 0g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0.011g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 6.223g 4.887g Turkey bacon
Polyunsaturated fat 4.699g 1.894g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g 0.065g Pork chop
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g 0.922g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g 0.065g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

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Turkey bacon Pork chop
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Turkey bacon
52%
Pork chop
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Turkey bacon
53%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 995mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.181g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/nutrients
  2. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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