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Chicken meat vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken meat and Salami different?

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, however Salami is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Salami covers your daily need of Sodium 72% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Salami, cooked, beef and pork 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
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Salami
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +440.9%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 191
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +440.9%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 191

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
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% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

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
36
Chicken meat
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
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
164%
Chicken meat
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
2%
Salami
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
120%
Salami

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Salami
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 richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1658mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.526g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Salami Opinion
Calories 239 336 Salami
Protein 27.3 21.85 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 25.9 Salami
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.4 Salami
Cholesterol 88 89 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2 41 Salami
Iron 1.26 1.56 Salami
Calcium 15 15
Potassium 223 316 Salami
Magnesium 23 19 Chicken meat
Sugar 0 0.96 Chicken meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.357 Salami
Zinc 1.94 2.93 Salami
Starch
Phosphorus 182 191 Salami
Sodium 82 1740 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.22 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 1 Salami
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.367 Salami
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.357 Salami
Vitamin B3 8.487 6.053 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 1.201 Salami
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.459 Salami
Vitamin B12 0.3 1.52 Salami
Vitamin K 2.4 3.2 Salami
Folate 5 3 Chicken meat
Trans Fat 0.586 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 3.79 9.316 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 11.127 Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 2.529 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.114 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.521 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.675 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 0.929 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 1.107 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.301 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.481 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.668 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.359 Chicken meat
Fructose 0 Salami

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.