Pork Chops Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 166

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5g %8

Saturated Fat 2g %8

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 88mg %0

Sodium 89mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 29g

Vitamin D 38.0IU %6

Calcium 65.0mg %5

Iron 1.1mg %5

Potassium 391mg %10

Phosphorus 300.0mg %30

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in pork chops

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 8.0IU %0

Vitamin E 0.3mg %2

Vitamin D 38.0IU %6

Choline, total 97.8mg %18

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.3mg %22

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.3mg %27

Vitamin B12 0.8µg %32

Vitamin B6 0.6mg %47

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 9.0mg %56

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.8mg %63

Minerals in pork chops

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Calcium 65.0mg %5

Sodium 89.0mg %6

Iron 1.1mg %6

Magnesium 25.0mg %6

Potassium 391.0mg %10

Copper 0.1mg %14

Zinc 3.9mg %28

Phosphorus 300.0mg %30

Selenium 45.3µg %82

Amino Acids in pork chops

Valine 1.5g %76

Leucine 2.4g %82

Isoleucine 1.4g %92

Methionine 0.8g %103

Cystine 0.3g %107

Threonine 1.3g %114

Lysine 2.6g %116

Tryptophan 0.3g %116

Tyrosine 1.2g %124

Phenylalanine 1.2g %130

Histidine 1.2g %159

Fatty Acids in pork chops

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.01g %0

DPA 0.01g %3

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of pork chops is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Pork Chops has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 51
Leucine 59 83
Isoleucine 30 48
Threonine 23 44
Lysine 45 90
Tryptophan 6 12
Histidine 15 41
Met+Cys 22 39
Phe+Tyr 30 82

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in pork chops is 7.2 which makes it a high P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of pork chops is 1.7 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in pork chops as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for pork chops is 32/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for pork chops

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 130.00 <4
Zinc:Copper 32.03 <12
Potassium:Sodium 4.39 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 2.60 <2
Iron:Copper 8.94 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.22 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 63%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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