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Veal vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Veal and Pork chop

  • Veal has more Vitamin B12, and Zinc, while Pork chop has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin D.
  • Pork chop covers your daily need of Selenium 41% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains 2 times more Vitamin B12 than Pork chop. While Veal contains 1.27µg of Vitamin B12, Pork chop contains only 0.66µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Pork chop is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Veal
4
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Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Contains more Calcium +229.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.8%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Copper - 0.105
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Contains more Calcium +229.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -10.8%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Copper - 0.105

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
Veal
5
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Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +40%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 7.927
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 23.72g Veal
Fats 7.56g 14.35g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 0.99mg 0.87mg Veal
Magnesium 24mg 20mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 337mg 315mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 3.87mg 3.15mg Veal
Copper 0.103mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 0IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 0µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 7.927mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 1.104mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 11µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 0.66µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg 0µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 1.065mg 1.043mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 1.123mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 2.009mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.569mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.347mg 1.2mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 103mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat g 0.066g Veal
Saturated Fat 3.04g 4.339g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 4.887g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 1.894g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Veal Pork chop
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
47
Veal
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
41
Pork chop

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
146%
Veal
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Pork chop
Fats
35%
Veal
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.299g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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.

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.