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Barbecue chicken vs Ham - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Barbecue chicken and Ham

  • Barbecue chicken has more Vitamin B3, however Ham is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Vitamin D.
  • Ham covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 58% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Ham contains 2 times less Cholesterol than Barbecue chicken. Barbecue chicken contains 127mg of Cholesterol, while Ham contains 53mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted.

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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
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Ham
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Iron +55.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +61.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 3% 26% 10% 27% 79% 85% 157%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.2%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Iron +55.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +61.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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
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Ham
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +84%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1270.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 24% 189% 47% 76% 25% 93% 82% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +84%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1270.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Barbecue chicken
45
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
55
Ham

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 food.
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
2%
Ham
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
26%
Ham

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barbecue chicken Ham
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Barbecue chicken Ham
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ham
Ham is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.117g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ham
Ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 868mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Ham Opinion
Calories 226 145 Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51 20.93 Barbecue chicken
Fats 15.08 5.53 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.12 1.5 Ham
Cholesterol 127 53 Ham
Vitamin D 0 32 Ham
Iron 0.95 1.48 Ham
Calcium 16 8 Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255 287 Ham
Magnesium 21 14 Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12 0 Ham
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.079 Ham
Zinc 1.78 2.88 Ham
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218 196 Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335 1203 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 67 0 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46 0.25 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0 0.8 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.754 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.202 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.732 4.023 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152 0.403 Ham
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.4 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.47 0.65 Ham
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 8 3 Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat 0.078 Ham
Saturated Fat 3.927 1.81 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446 2.62 Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038 0.54 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.173 0.251 Ham
Threonine 0.657 0.931 Ham
Isoleucine 0.853 0.918 Ham
Leucine 1.549 1.661 Ham
Lysine 1.75 1.775 Ham
Methionine 0.565 0.553 Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.69 0.904 Ham
Valine 0.935 0.908 Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.592 0.75 Ham
Fructose 0.04 Barbecue chicken

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Ham - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167871/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.