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Barbecue chicken vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Barbecue chicken and Pepperoni different?

  • Pepperoni is higher than Barbecue chicken in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin D.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 69% more than Barbecue chicken.

Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +37.1%
Equal in Potassium - 274
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +37.1%
Equal in Potassium - 274

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +392.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +511.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +392.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +511.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Pepperoni
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 226kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Protein 22.51g 19.25g Barbecue chicken
Fats 15.08g 46.28g Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0.12g 1.18g Pepperoni
Carbs 0.12g 1.18g Pepperoni
Cholesterol 127mg 97mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0IU 52IU Pepperoni
Iron 0.95mg 1.33mg Pepperoni
Calcium 16mg 19mg Pepperoni
Potassium 255mg 274mg Pepperoni
Magnesium 21mg 18mg Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Pepperoni
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.077mg 0.091mg Pepperoni
Zinc 1.78mg 2.44mg Pepperoni
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218mg 158mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335mg 1582mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.271mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.257mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 4.987mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 0.93mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.362mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin K 0µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Folate 8µg 5µg Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat 0.078g 1.527g Barbecue chicken
Saturated Fat 3.927g 17.708g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 20.77g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 4.458g Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.23mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.657mg 0.869mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.853mg 0.901mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.549mg 1.575mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.75mg 1.652mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.565mg 0.511mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.778mg Pepperoni
Valine 0.935mg 0.987mg Pepperoni
Histidine 0.592mg 0.688mg Pepperoni
Fructose 0.04g 0g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barbecue chicken Pepperoni
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 1247mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.781g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $3)

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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.