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Ground meat vs Ham - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.263g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1130mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

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.
Ground meat Ham
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Ham
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
25
Ground meat
32
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
34
Ground meat
43
Ham

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
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Ham
Contains more Iron +53.4%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Contains more Iron +53.4%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +102.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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
:
5
Ham
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +283.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1500%
Contains more Vitamin E +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1378.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.023
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +283.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +1500%
Contains more Vitamin E +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1378.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.023

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
143%
Ground meat
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
2%
Ham
Fats
71%
Ground meat
26%
Ham

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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 Ground meat Ham Opinion
Calories 241 145 Ground meat
Protein 23.87 20.93 Ground meat
Fats 15.37 5.53 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.5 Ham
Cholesterol 88 53 Ham
Vitamin D 2 32 Ham
Iron 2.27 1.48 Ground meat
Calcium 33 8 Ground meat
Potassium 241 287 Ham
Magnesium 17 14 Ground meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.079
Zinc 5.84 2.88 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 196 Ham
Sodium 73 1203 Ground meat
Vitamin A 9 0 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.25 Ham
Vitamin D 0 0.8 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.754 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.202 Ham
Vitamin B3 4.026 4.023 Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.403 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.4 Ham
Vitamin B12 2.49 0.65 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 0 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Ham
Saturated Fat 6.073 1.81 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 2.62 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 0.54 Ham
Tryptophan 0.121 0.251 Ham
Threonine 0.923 0.931 Ham
Isoleucine 1.055 0.918 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 1.661 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 1.775 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 0.553 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.904 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 0.908 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 0.75 Ground meat
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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