Pork vs Bacon: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Pork - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Bacon - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Pork

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

Pork has 242 kcal per 100g and bacon 556 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 130%.

In pork and in bacon most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare pork with bacon in details.

Fact 2: Pork And Bacon Nutrition Difference

Bacon vs Pork: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gPorkBacon
Calories242 556
Fat13.92 g50 g
Protein27.32 g33.33 g
Sodium62 mg1833 mg

Less protein in pork

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

There is 33.33g per 100g of bacon and 27.32g per 100g of pork so using simple math we can see that difference is about 22%.

Less fat in pork

In pork is less fats than in bacon.

The tables above show us that there is 50g/100g of fats in bacon and 13.92g/100g in pork. In this case difference is about 259%.


  • Calories242
  • Fat13.92 g
  • Protein27.32 g
Pork calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | pork shoulder | pork neck | pork tenderloin | pork chop slice

Calories source

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


  • Calories556
  • Fat50 g
  • Protein33.33 g
Bacon calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | slice | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 23% PROTEIN
  • 77% FAT

Vitamins: bacon vs pork

    Minerals: pork vs bacon

    Marcin Piotrowicz
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    Marcin Piotrowicz

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    Healthy eating and living style promoter

    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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