Pork vs. Dijon Mustard

Nutrition comparison of Cooked Pork and Dijon Mustard


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of cooked pork versus dijon mustard (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in pork and dijon mustard:

  • Both pork and dijon mustard are high in calories, potassium and protein.
  • Dijon mustard has more folate, however, pork contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Dijon mustard is an excellent source of calcium, dietary fiber and iron.
  • Pork has signficantly less carbohydrates than dijon mustard.
Detailed nutritional comparison of pork and dijon mustard is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Pork (Pork, fresh, ground, cooked) and Dijon Mustard (Spices, mustard seed, ground) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both pork and dijon mustard are high in calories. Dijon mustard has 71% more calories than pork - pork has 297 calories per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 508 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, pork is heavier in protein, much lighter in carbs and heavier in fat compared to dijon mustard per calorie. Pork has a macronutrient ratio of 36:0:65 and for dijon mustard, 19:22:59 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Pork Dijon Mustard
Protein 36% 19%
Carbohydrates ~ 22%
Fat 65% 59%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Pork has signficantly less carbohydrates than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 28.1g of total carbs per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

dietary fiber

Dijon mustard is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than pork - dijon mustard has 12.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Pork has less sugar than dijon mustard - dijon mustard has 6.8g of sugar per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

protein

Both pork and dijon mustard are high in protein. Pork is very similar to pork for protein - pork has 25.7g of protein per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 26.1g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Pork is high in saturated fat and dijon mustard has 74% less saturated fat than pork - pork has 7.7g of saturated fat per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 2g of saturated fat.

cholesterol

Dijon mustard has less cholesterol than pork - pork has 94mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and dijon mustard does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Dijon mustard has 914% more Vitamin C than pork - pork has 0.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 7.1mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Pork and dijon mustard contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - pork has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 2ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Pork has more Vitamin D than dijon mustard - pork has 21iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and dijon mustard does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Dijon mustard has 23 times more Vitamin E than pork - pork has 0.21mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 5.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Dijon mustard has more Vitamin K than pork - dijon mustard has 5.4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and pork does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Dijon mustard has more folate, however, pork contains more Vitamin B12. Both pork and dijon mustard contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Pork Dijon Mustard
Thiamin 0.706 MG 0.805 MG
Riboflavin 0.22 MG 0.261 MG
Niacin 4.206 MG 4.733 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.52 MG 0.81 MG
Vitamin B6 0.391 MG 0.397 MG
Folate 6 UG 162 UG
Vitamin B12 0.54 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Dijon mustard is an excellent source of calcium and it has 11 times more calcium than pork - pork has 22mg of calcium per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 266mg of calcium.

iron

Dijon mustard is an excellent source of iron and it has 614% more iron than pork - pork has 1.3mg of iron per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 9.2mg of iron.

potassium

Both pork and dijon mustard are high in potassium. Dijon mustard has 104% more potassium than pork - pork has 362mg of potassium per 100 grams and dijon mustard has 738mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, dijon mustard has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than pork per 100 grams.

Pork Dijon Mustard
alpha linoleic acid 0.07 G 3.792 G
Total 0.07 G 3.792 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, dijon mustard has more linoleic acid than pork per 100 grams.

Pork Dijon Mustard
linoleic acid 1.64 G 5.921 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.25 G
Total 1.64 G 6.171 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Pork (Pork, fresh, ground, cooked) and Dijon Mustard (Spices, mustard seed, ground) .

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