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Veal vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Veal and Pork jowl different?

  • Veal is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Iron, while Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 111% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains 9 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. Veal contains 13.7µg of Selenium, while Pork jowl contains 1.5µg.
  • Veal is lower in Saturated Fat.

Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw types were used in this article.

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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
7
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Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +127.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Copper +157.5%
Contains more Zinc +360.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +127.7%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains more Copper +157.5%
Contains more Zinc +360.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.9%

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
Veal
8
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.9%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +451.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +54.9%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +451.4%

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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
35%
Veal
321%
Pork jowl

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

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Veal Pork jowl
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.22g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Pork jowl Opinion
Calories 172 655 Pork jowl
Protein 24.38 6.38 Veal
Fats 7.56 69.61 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 90 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 0.99 0.42 Veal
Calcium 17 4 Veal
Potassium 337 148 Veal
Magnesium 24 3 Veal
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.04 Veal
Zinc 3.87 0.84 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 217 86 Veal
Sodium 83 25 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 0 9 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.15 0.29 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.386 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.236 Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03 4.535 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 0.25 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 0.09 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27 0.82 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 11 1 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 25.26 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 32.89 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 8.11 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.247 0.021 Veal
Threonine 1.065 0.21 Veal
Isoleucine 1.201 0.168 Veal
Leucine 1.94 0.446 Veal
Lysine 2.009 0.528 Veal
Methionine 0.569 0.095 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984 0.239 Veal
Valine 1.347 0.305 Veal
Histidine 0.885 0.072 Veal
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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 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.