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Ham vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1148mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ham
Ham is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
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.
Ham Horse meat
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ham Horse meat
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
32
Ham
28
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
43
Ham
40
Horse meat

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
Ham
0
:
Contains more Iron +239.9%
Contains more Potassium +32.1%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +116.5%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Contains more Iron +239.9%
Contains more Potassium +32.1%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +116.5%
Contains more Zinc +32.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Calcium - 8

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
Ham
8
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +386.2%

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
126%
Ham
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
0%
Horse meat
Fats
26%
Ham
28%
Horse meat

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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 Ham Horse meat Opinion
Calories 145 175 Horse meat
Protein 20.93 28.14 Horse meat
Fats 5.53 6.05 Horse meat
Vitamin C 0 2 Horse meat
Carbs 1.5 0 Ham
Cholesterol 53 68 Ham
Vitamin D 32 Ham
Iron 1.48 5.03 Horse meat
Calcium 8 8
Potassium 287 379 Horse meat
Magnesium 14 25 Horse meat
Sugars 0 Ham
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.171 Horse meat
Zinc 2.88 3.82 Horse meat
Starch
Phosphorus 196 247 Horse meat
Sodium 1203 55 Horse meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.25 Ham
Vitamin D 0.8 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.1 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.12 Ham
Vitamin B3 4.023 4.84 Horse meat
Vitamin B5 0.403 Ham
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.33 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 3.16 Horse meat
Vitamin K 0 Ham
Folic acid (B9) 0 Ham
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.81 1.9 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 2.12 Ham
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 0.85 Horse meat
Tryptophan 0.251 0.349 Horse meat
Threonine 0.931 1.262 Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.918 1.334 Horse meat
Leucine 1.661 2.232 Horse meat
Lysine 1.775 2.398 Horse meat
Methionine 0.553 0.623 Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.904 1.157 Horse meat
Valine 0.908 1.458 Horse meat
Histidine 0.75 1.081 Horse 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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