Egg vs. Raw Pork Belly

Nutrition comparison of Egg and Raw Pork Belly


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

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

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in egg and raw pork belly:

  • Both raw pork belly and egg are high in calories and protein.
  • Egg is a great source of Vitamin D and calcium.
  • Egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A.
  • Raw pork belly has more thiamin and niacin, however, egg contains more pantothenic acid and folate.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg and raw pork belly 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: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Raw Pork Belly (Pork, fresh, belly, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both raw pork belly and egg are high in calories. Raw pork belly has 262% more calories than egg - raw pork belly has 518 calories per 100 grams and egg has 143 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg is much heavier in protein, much lighter in fat and similar to raw pork belly for carbs. Egg has a macronutrient ratio of 36:2:62 and for raw pork belly, 7:0:93 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg Raw Pork Belly
Protein 36% 7%
Carbohydrates 2% ~
Fat 62% 93%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Both egg and raw pork belly are low in carbohydrates - egg has 0.72g of total carbs per 100 grams and raw pork belly does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Egg and raw pork belly contain similar amounts of sugar - egg has 0.37g of sugar per 100 grams and raw pork belly does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Both raw pork belly and egg are high in protein. Egg has 34% more protein than raw pork belly - raw pork belly has 9.3g of protein per 100 grams and egg has 12.6g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Raw pork belly is high in saturated fat and egg has 84% less saturated fat than raw pork belly - raw pork belly has 19.3g of saturated fat per 100 grams and egg has 3.1g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both egg and raw pork belly are low in trans fat - egg has 0.04g of trans fat per 100 grams and raw pork belly does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Egg is high in cholesterol and raw pork belly has 81% less cholesterol than egg - raw pork belly has 72mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and egg has 372mg of cholesterol.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Raw pork belly and egg contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - raw pork belly has 0.3mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and egg does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Egg is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 52 times more Vitamin A than raw pork belly - raw pork belly has 3ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and egg has 160ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Egg is a great source of Vitamin D and it has more Vitamin D than raw pork belly - egg has 82iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and raw pork belly does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Raw pork belly and egg contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - raw pork belly has 0.39mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and egg has 1.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Egg and raw pork belly contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - egg has 0.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and raw pork belly does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Raw pork belly has more thiamin and niacin, however, egg contains more pantothenic acid and folate. Both egg and raw pork belly contain significant amounts of riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

Egg Raw Pork Belly
Thiamin 0.04 MG 0.396 MG
Riboflavin 0.457 MG 0.242 MG
Niacin 0.075 MG 4.647 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.533 MG 0.256 MG
Vitamin B6 0.17 MG 0.13 MG
Folate 47 UG 1 UG
Vitamin B12 0.89 UG 0.84 UG

Minerals

calcium

Egg is a great source of calcium and it has 10 times more calcium than raw pork belly - raw pork belly has 5mg of calcium per 100 grams and egg has 56mg of calcium.

iron

Egg has 237% more iron than raw pork belly - raw pork belly has 0.52mg of iron per 100 grams and egg has 1.8mg of iron.

potassium

Raw pork belly has 34% more potassium than egg - raw pork belly has 185mg of potassium per 100 grams and egg has 138mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, raw pork belly has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than egg per 100 grams, however, egg contains more dha than raw pork belly per 100 grams.

Egg Raw Pork Belly
alpha linoleic acid 0.048 G 0.48 G
DHA 0.058 G ~
DPA 0.007 G ~
Total 0.113 G 0.48 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, raw pork belly has more linoleic acid than egg per 100 grams.

Egg Raw Pork Belly
other omega 6 0.188 G 0.14 G
linoleic acid 1.555 G 5.03 G
Total 1.743 G 5.17 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: Egg (Egg, whole, raw, fresh) and Raw Pork Belly (Pork, fresh, belly, raw) .

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