Pork Shoulder Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 154

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4g %6

Saturated Fat 1g %6

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 78mg %0

Sodium 54mg %3

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 28g

Vitamin D ~IU %0

Calcium 7.0mg %0

Iron 0.9mg %5

Potassium 364mg %9

Phosphorus 240.0mg %24

* 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 shoulder

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %1

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.7mg %14

Choline, total 99.0mg %18

Vitamin B12 0.6µg %25

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.4mg %33

Vitamin B6 0.5mg %42

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.5mg %45

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 10.4mg %65

Minerals in pork shoulder

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Calcium 7.0mg %1

Sodium 54.0mg %4

Iron 0.9mg %5

Magnesium 26.0mg %6

Copper 0.1mg %8

Potassium 364.0mg %10

Zinc 2.4mg %17

Phosphorus 240.0mg %24

Selenium 33.7µg %61

Amino Acids in pork shoulder

Valine 1.4g %74

Leucine 2.3g %80

Isoleucine 1.3g %90

Methionine 0.8g %100

Cystine 0.3g %105

Threonine 1.3g %111

Lysine 2.5g %113

Tryptophan 0.3g %113

Tyrosine 1.1g %120

Phenylalanine 1.2g %126

Histidine 1.2g %154

Fatty Acids in pork shoulder

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.01g %1

ALA 0.01g %1

"~" 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 shoulder 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 Shoulder has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 51
Leucine 59 84
Isoleucine 30 48
Threonine 23 45
Lysine 45 90
Tryptophan 6 12
Histidine 15 41
Met+Cys 22 39
Phe+Tyr 30 83

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 shoulder is 7.6 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 shoulder is 1.6 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for pork shoulder is 30/100 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 shoulder

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 34.71 <4
Zinc:Copper 34.71 <12
Potassium:Sodium 6.74 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.27 <2
Iron:Copper 12.86 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.03 >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 65%

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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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