Egg vs. Raw Pork

Nutrition comparison of Egg and Raw Pork


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 (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

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

  • Both raw pork 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.
  • For omega-3 fatty acids, egg has more dha than raw pork.
  • Raw pork has more thiamin, niacin and Vitamin B6, however, egg contains more pantothenic acid and folate.
  • Raw pork is a great source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of egg and raw pork 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 (Pork, fresh, ground, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Both raw pork and egg are high in calories. Raw pork has 84% more calories than egg - raw pork has 263 calories per 100 grams and egg has 143 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, egg is heavier in protein, lighter in fat and similar to raw pork for carbs. Egg has a macronutrient ratio of 36:2:62 and for raw pork, 26:0:74 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Egg Raw Pork
Protein 36% 26%
Carbohydrates 2% ~
Fat 62% 74%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

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

sugar

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



Protein

protein

Both raw pork and egg are high in protein. Raw pork has 34% more protein than egg - raw pork has 16.9g of protein per 100 grams and egg has 12.6g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Raw pork is high in saturated fat and egg has 60% less saturated fat than raw pork - raw pork has 7.9g of saturated fat per 100 grams and egg has 3.1g of saturated fat.

trans fat

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

cholesterol

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Raw pork has more Vitamin C than egg - raw pork has 0.7mg 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 79 times more Vitamin A than raw pork - raw pork has 2ug 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 - egg has 82iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and raw pork does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Egg has more Vitamin E than raw pork - egg has 1.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and raw pork does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

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

The B Vitamins

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

Egg Raw Pork
Thiamin 0.04 MG 0.732 MG
Riboflavin 0.457 MG 0.235 MG
Niacin 0.075 MG 4.338 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.533 MG 0.668 MG
Vitamin B6 0.17 MG 0.383 MG
Folate 47 UG 5 UG
Vitamin B12 0.89 UG 0.7 UG

Minerals

calcium

Egg is a great source of calcium and it has 300% more calcium than raw pork - raw pork has 14mg of calcium per 100 grams and egg has 56mg of calcium.

iron

Egg has 99% more iron than raw pork - raw pork has 0.88mg of iron per 100 grams and egg has 1.8mg of iron.

potassium

Raw pork is a great source of potassium and it has 108% more potassium than egg - raw pork has 287mg of potassium per 100 grams and egg has 138mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, egg has more DHA than raw pork per 100 grams. Both egg and raw pork contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Egg Raw Pork
alpha linoleic acid 0.048 G 0.07 G
DHA 0.058 G ~
DPA 0.007 G ~
Total 0.113 G 0.07 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both egg and raw pork contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Egg Raw Pork
other omega 6 0.188 G 0.08 G
linoleic acid 1.555 G 1.67 G
Total 1.743 G 1.75 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 (Pork, fresh, ground, raw) .

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