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Bologna sausage vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bologna sausage and Salami different?

  • Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, however Salami is richer in Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Salami is 41% higher.
  • Bologna sausage has less Saturated Fat.

Bologna, pork and Salami, cooked, beef and pork are the varieties 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 less Sodium -47.9%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +102.6%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +44.3%
Contains more Copper +346.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +102.6%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +44.3%
Contains more Copper +346.3%

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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Salami
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +966.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +966.7%

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.
Bologna sausage Salami
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Salami Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 2.4g Salami
Protein 15.3g 21.85g Salami
Fats 19.87g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 0.73g 2.4g Salami
Calories 247kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Bologna sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 15mg Salami
Iron 0.77mg 1.56mg Salami
Magnesium 14mg 19mg Salami
Phosphorus 139mg 191mg Salami
Potassium 281mg 316mg Salami
Sodium 907mg 1740mg Bologna sausage
Zinc 2.03mg 2.93mg Salami
Copper 0.08mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.22mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU 41IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg 1µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.367mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 0.72mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.459mg Salami
Folate 5µg 3µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 1.52µg Salami
Vitamin K 0.3µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.149mg 0.114mg Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.641mg 0.521mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.663mg 0.675mg Salami
Leucine 1.168mg 0.929mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.204mg 1.107mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.412mg 0.301mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.585mg 0.481mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.737mg 0.668mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.482mg 0.359mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 59mg 89mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g 0.586g Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 6.839g 9.316g Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bologna sausage Salami
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
43
Bologna sausage
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
41
Bologna sausage
77
Salami

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
92%
Bologna sausage
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
1%
Bologna sausage
2%
Salami
Fats
92%
Bologna sausage
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 833mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.477g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
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.

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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/nutrients
  2. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.