Edamame vs Pork: Choose Wisely

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Edamame - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Edamame - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Pork vs Edamame: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gEdamamePork
Calories121 242
Fat5.2 g13.92 g
Protein11.91 g27.32 g
Water72.77 g57.87 g
Calcium63 mg19 mg
Iron2.27 mg0.87 mg
Magnessium64 mg28 mg
Potassium436 mg423 mg
Sodium6 mg62 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg0.877 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.155 mg0.321 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.915 mg5.037 mg
Vitaminium B60.1 mg0.464 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.311 mg0.005 mg
Vitaminium C6.1 mg0.6 mg
Vitaminium E0.68 mg0.29 mg

Less Calories in Edamame

At first glance, you can see that in edamame is much less calories than in pork.

Edamame has 121 kcal per 100g and pork 242 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 100%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in edamame cames from protein and in pork from fat.

See tables below to compare edamame with pork in details.

Edamame And Pork Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    pork - 100% more than edamame
  • Fat:
    pork - 168% more than edamame
  • Protein:
    pork - 129% more than edamame
  • Water:
    edamame - 26% more than pork

Less protein in edamame

It is aslo easy to see see that in edamame is less protein than in pork.

There is 27.32g per 100g of pork and 11.91g per 100g of edamame so using simple math we can see that difference is about 129%.

Less fat in edamame

In edamame is less fats than in pork.

The tables above show us that there is 13.92g/100g of fats in pork and 5.2g/100g in edamame. In this case difference is about 168%.


  • Calories121
  • Fat5.2 g
  • Protein11.91 g
  • Water72.77 g
Edamame calories per:
| ounce | standard serving size | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 27% CARBS.
  • 37% PROTEIN
  • 36% FAT


  • Calories242
  • Fat13.92 g
  • Protein27.32 g
  • Water57.87 g
Pork calories per:
| ounce | standard serving size | pork shoulder | pork neck | pork tenderloin | pork chop slice

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 47% PROTEIN
  • 53% FAT

Vitamins: pork vs edamame

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    pork - 339% more than edamame
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    pork - 107% more than edamame
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    pork - 450% more than edamame
  • Vitaminium B6:
    pork - 364% more than edamame
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    edamame - 6120% more than pork
  • Vitaminium C:
    edamame - 917% more than pork
  • Vitaminium E:
    edamame - 134% more than pork

Minerals: edamame vs pork

  • Calcium:
    edamame - 232% more than pork
  • Iron:
    edamame - 161% more than pork
  • Magnessium:
    edamame - 129% more than pork
  • Potassium:
    edamame - 3% more than pork
  • Sodium:
    pork - 933% more than edamame
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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