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Beef vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.813g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1510mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beef Pepperoni
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Pepperoni
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Beef
33
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
37
Beef
47
Pepperoni

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Beef
6
:
Contains more Iron +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +158.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Copper - 0.091
Contains more Iron +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +16.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +158.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Copper - 0.091

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Beef
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +2500%
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +383.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +2500%
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +489.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +383.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
156%
Beef
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
71%
Beef
214%
Pepperoni

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beef Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 250 504 Pepperoni
Protein 25.93 19.25 Beef
Fats 15.41 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 88 97 Beef
Vitamin D 2 52 Pepperoni
Iron 2.6 1.33 Beef
Calcium 18 19 Pepperoni
Potassium 318 274 Beef
Magnesium 21 18 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 6.31 2.44 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 198 158 Beef
Sodium 72 1582 Beef
Vitamin A 9 0 Beef
Vitamin E 0.12 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.271 Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.176 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 5.378 4.987 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.362 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64 1.3 Beef
Vitamin K 1.2 5.8 Pepperoni
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 1.527 Beef
Saturated Fat 5.895 17.708 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.094 0.23 Pepperoni
Threonine 0.72 0.869 Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.822 0.901 Pepperoni
Leucine 1.45 1.575 Pepperoni
Lysine 1.54 1.652 Pepperoni
Methionine 0.478 0.511 Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.725 0.778 Pepperoni
Valine 0.914 0.987 Pepperoni
Histidine 0.604 0.688 Pepperoni
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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