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Pepperoni vs Ham - 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?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ham
Ham contains less Sodium (difference - 379mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.898g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ham
Ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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 Ham
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 Ham
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
32
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
47
Pepperoni
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
:
5
Ham
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Iron +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +18%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -24%
Equal in Potassium - 287
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Iron +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +18%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -24%
Equal in Potassium - 287

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
:
2
Ham
Contains more Vitamin D +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +312%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +312%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%

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
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
2%
Ham
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
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 Pepperoni Ham Opinion
Calories 504 145 Pepperoni
Protein 19.25 20.93 Ham
Fats 46.28 5.53 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.18 1.5 Ham
Cholesterol 97 53 Ham
Vitamin D 52 32 Pepperoni
Iron 1.33 1.48 Ham
Calcium 19 8 Pepperoni
Potassium 274 287 Ham
Magnesium 18 14 Pepperoni
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.091 0.079 Pepperoni
Zinc 2.44 2.88 Ham
Starch
Phosphorus 158 196 Ham
Sodium 1582 1203 Ham
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 1.03 0.25 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 0.8 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.271 0.754 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.257 0.202 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987 4.023 Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93 0.403 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362 0.4 Ham
Vitamin B12 1.3 0.65 Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8 0 Pepperoni
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.527 Ham
Saturated Fat 17.708 1.81 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77 2.62 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458 0.54 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23 0.251 Ham
Threonine 0.869 0.931 Ham
Isoleucine 0.901 0.918 Ham
Leucine 1.575 1.661 Ham
Lysine 1.652 1.775 Ham
Methionine 0.511 0.553 Ham
Phenylalanine 0.778 0.904 Ham
Valine 0.987 0.908 Pepperoni
Histidine 0.688 0.75 Ham
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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