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Cervelat vs Ham - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cervelat and Ham

  • Cervelat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Iron, however Ham has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 202% more.
  • Cervelat has 6 times more Saturated Fat than Ham. Cervelat has 11.51g of Saturated Fat, while Ham has 1.81g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork 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 +12.5%
Contains more Iron +37.8%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 1203
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 56% 10% 85% 26% 157% 79% 27%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +37.8%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 1203

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 D +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +746.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +402.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.023
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% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
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% 24% 0% 189% 47% 76% 25% 93% 3% 82% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +746.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +402.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.023

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.
Cervelat Ham
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Ham Opinion
Net carbs 3.33g 1.5g Cervelat
Protein 17.45g 20.93g Ham
Fats 30.43g 5.53g Cervelat
Carbs 3.33g 1.5g Cervelat
Calories 362kcal 145kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g 0g Ham
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 8mg Cervelat
Iron 2.04mg 1.48mg Cervelat
Magnesium 14mg 14mg
Phosphorus 111mg 196mg Ham
Potassium 260mg 287mg Ham
Sodium 1300mg 1203mg Ham
Zinc 2.56mg 2.88mg Ham
Copper 0.15mg 0.079mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.25mg Ham
Vitamin D 44IU 32IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0.8µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6mg 0mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.754mg Ham
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 0.202mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31mg 4.023mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.403mg Ham
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.4mg Ham
Folate 2µg 3µg Ham
Vitamin B12 5.5µg 0.65µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0µg Cervelat
Tryptophan mg 0.251mg Ham
Threonine mg 0.931mg Ham
Isoleucine mg 0.918mg Ham
Leucine mg 1.661mg Ham
Lysine mg 1.775mg Ham
Methionine mg 0.553mg Ham
Phenylalanine mg 0.904mg Ham
Valine mg 0.908mg Ham
Histidine mg 0.75mg Ham
Cholesterol 74mg 53mg Ham
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.51g 1.81g Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97g 2.62g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.54g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cervelat Ham
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
87
Cervelat
45
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
56
Cervelat
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
105%
Cervelat
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
2%
Ham
Fats
140%
Cervelat
26%
Ham

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ham
Ham is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ham
Ham contains less Sodium (difference - 97mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.7g)
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 - $2.2)
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.

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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.