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Pork vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.478g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1520mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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.

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.
Pork Pepperoni
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
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
Pork 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
40
Pork
33
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
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
Pork
4
:
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Copper +24.7%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Zinc - 2.44
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Iron +52.9%
Contains more Copper +24.7%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Zinc - 2.44

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
Pork
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +223.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +255.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 52
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +223.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +255.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 52
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987

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
164%
Pork
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
64%
Pork
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 Pork Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 242 504 Pepperoni
Protein 27.32 19.25 Pork
Fats 13.92 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 80 97 Pork
Vitamin D 53 52 Pork
Iron 0.87 1.33 Pepperoni
Calcium 19 19
Potassium 423 274 Pork
Magnesium 28 18 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 2.39 2.44 Pepperoni
Starch
Phosphorus 246 158 Pork
Sodium 62 1582 Pork
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 1.3
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.271 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.257 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 4.987 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.362 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin K 0 5.8 Pepperoni
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.527 Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23 17.708 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.338 0.23 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.869 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.901 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.575 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.652 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.511 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.778 Pork
Valine 1.473 0.987 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.688 Pork
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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