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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
:
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Contains less Sodium -43.4%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Potassium +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.7%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Contains less Sodium -43.4%
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 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% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
146%
Veal
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Pot roast
Fats
35%
Veal
88%
Pot roast

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal Pot roast
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 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 Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Veal Pot roast Opinion
Calories 172 297 Pot roast
Protein 24.38 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 7.56 19.17 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 103 116 Veal
Vitamin D 0 8 Pot roast
Iron 0.99 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 17 16 Veal
Potassium 337 231 Veal
Magnesium 24 19 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 0.099 Veal
Zinc 3.87 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 217 174 Veal
Sodium 83 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.059 Veal
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.171 Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03 4.105 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 0.571 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 0.283 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27 2.13 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.2 1.8 Pot roast
Folate 11 9 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.04 7.548 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84 8.175 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55 0.708 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.247 0.19 Veal
Threonine 1.065 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.201 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 1.94 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 2.009 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.569 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.984 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.347 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.885 0.924 Pot roast
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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 of 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.