Pork chop (chop) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Pork chop (chop) consists of 5% fat, 22% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 72% water. Pork chop (chop) has 133 calories per 100g, that is 84% lower than other foods in Meat. In total 34% of the calories in Pork chop (chop) are from fat, 66% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 0
  • Very low in carbs Only 0.0g carbs in a serving of 125g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0
  • High in vitamin B1 Covers 0.9% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Pork chop (chop) for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 125g, Pork chop (chop) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Pork chop (chop) contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Pork chop (chop): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Pork chop (chop)
avg Meat[1]
Calories (kcal) 133.0 158.9
Fat (g) 5.0 8.9
Protein (g) 22.0 18.6
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 0.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.0 0.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.3
Fibers (g) 0.0 0.0
Sodium (mg) 65.0 74.9
Water (g) 72.0 69.4
[1] average of Meat

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (125g) of Pork chop (chop) contains:

  • 166.3 Calories
  • 6.3g of Fat
  • 27.5g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 81.3mg of sodium - 0.1% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 31.3mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.1% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.8mg of Zinc - 0.2% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 2.3mg of Iron - 0.2% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 393.8mg of Potassium - 0.1% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 2.5mg of Vitamin B12 - 0.8% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Pork chop (chop)?

per 100g
Pork chop (chop)
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 4.7
Vitamin E (mg) 0.3 0.4
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.8 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.2 0.6
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.6 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 2.0 43.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 2.0 8.9
Retinol (μg) 9.0 2,700.9
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Meat

Is Pork chop (chop) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (125g) for Pork chop (chop) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]Avg. RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.

Minerals in Pork chop (chop)

per 100g
Pork chop (chop)
Magnesium (mg) 25.0 21.1
Zinc (mg) 1.4 3.0
Sodium (mg) 65.0 74.9
Calcium (mg) 10.0 8.8
Iron (mg) 1.8 3.4
Potassium (mg) 315.0 309.7
Phosphorus (mg) 150.0 198.4
[1] average of Meat

Is Pork chop (chop) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Pork chop (chop) we looked at the portion size (125g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.

Carbohydrates in Pork chop (chop)

0.0% of Pork chop (chop) are carbs, per serving of 125g that makes 0.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Pork chop (chop)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.3
Total carbs (g) 0.0 0.3
[1] average of Meat

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Pork chop (chop)?

The Glycemic Index of Pork chop (chop) is 0, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Pork chop (chop)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Pork chop (chop)

Of the 5.0g total fat per 100g in Pork chop (chop), 2.0g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.5g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 2.5g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 55.0mg.