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Pepperoni vs Ground meat - 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 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.635g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.
Pepperoni Ground meat
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Pepperoni Ground meat
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
33
Pepperoni
25
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
47
Pepperoni
34
Ground 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
:
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Zinc +139.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Zinc +139.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.5%

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
116%
Pepperoni
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
0%
Ground meat
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
71%
Ground 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 Pepperoni Ground meat Opinion
Calories 504 241 Pepperoni
Protein 19.25 23.87 Ground meat
Fats 46.28 15.37 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.18 0 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 97 88 Ground meat
Vitamin D 52 2 Pepperoni
Iron 1.33 2.27 Ground meat
Calcium 19 33 Ground meat
Potassium 274 241 Pepperoni
Magnesium 18 17 Pepperoni
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.091 0.079 Pepperoni
Zinc 2.44 5.84 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 158 166 Ground meat
Sodium 1582 73 Ground meat
Vitamin A 0 9 Ground meat
Vitamin E 1.03 0.12 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 0 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.271 0.051 Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257 0.171 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987 4.026 Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93 0.512 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362 0.311 Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 1.3 2.49 Ground meat
Vitamin K 5.8 2.9 Pepperoni
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.527 1.173 Ground meat
Saturated Fat 17.708 6.073 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77 7.322 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458 0.408 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23 0.121 Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.901 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 1.575 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 1.652 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.511 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.778 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 0.987 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.688 0.775 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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