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Ground meat vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.635g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1509mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Ground meat Pepperoni
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
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
Ground meat 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
25
Ground meat
33
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
34
Ground meat
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
:
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Zinc +139.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 158
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Zinc +139.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 158

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +2500%
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +431.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +2500%
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +431.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
71%
Ground meat
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 Ground meat Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 241 504 Pepperoni
Protein 23.87 19.25 Ground meat
Fats 15.37 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 88 97 Ground meat
Vitamin D 2 52 Pepperoni
Iron 2.27 1.33 Ground meat
Calcium 33 19 Ground meat
Potassium 241 274 Pepperoni
Magnesium 17 18 Pepperoni
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 5.84 2.44 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 158 Ground meat
Sodium 73 1582 Ground meat
Vitamin A 9 0 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.271 Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.026 4.987 Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.362 Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 2.49 1.3 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 5.8 Pepperoni
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 1.527 Ground meat
Saturated Fat 6.073 17.708 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.121 0.23 Pepperoni
Threonine 0.923 0.869 Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055 0.901 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 1.575 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 1.652 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 0.511 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.778 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 0.987 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 0.688 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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