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Veal vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Veal and Pot roast?

  • Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, yet Pot roast is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 36% higher.
  • Veal has 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Pot roast. Veal has 1.16mg of Vitamin B5, while Pot roast has 0.571mg.
  • Veal contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised 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
Veal
5
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Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -43.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -43.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Copper - 0.099

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
6
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
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 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Pot roast
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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Pot roast
Fats
35%
Veal
88%
Pot roast

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/nutrients
  2. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.