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Ham vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ham and Cervelat

  • Ham has more Vitamin B1, Phosphorus and Vitamin B6, however Cervelat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Copper and Iron.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 202% more.
  • Ham has 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Cervelat. Ham has 0.754mg of Vitamin B1, while Cervelat has 0.15mg.
  • Ham is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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
Ham
4
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Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.6%
Contains more Iron +37.8%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 1300
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 3% 26% 10% 27% 79% 85% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.6%
Contains more Iron +37.8%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 1300

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
Ham
5
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Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +402.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +746.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +402.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +746.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
45
Ham
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
55
Ham
56
Cervelat

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 the food
Protein
126%
Ham
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
3%
Cervelat
Fats
26%
Ham
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ham Cervelat
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 - 21mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ham
Ham contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ham
Ham contains less Sodium (difference - 97mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Ham Cervelat Opinion
Calories 145 362 Cervelat
Protein 20.93 17.45 Ham
Fats 5.53 30.43 Cervelat
Vitamin C 0 16.6 Cervelat
Carbs 1.5 3.33 Cervelat
Cholesterol 53 74 Ham
Vitamin D 32 44 Cervelat
Iron 1.48 2.04 Cervelat
Calcium 8 9 Cervelat
Potassium 287 260 Ham
Magnesium 14 14
Sugars 0 0.85 Ham
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.15 Cervelat
Zinc 2.88 2.56 Ham
Starch
Phosphorus 196 111 Ham
Sodium 1203 1300 Ham
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.25 0.22 Ham
Vitamin D 0.8 1.1 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.15 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.33 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.023 4.31 Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.403 Ham
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.26 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 5.5 Cervelat
Vitamin K 0 1.3 Cervelat
Folate 3 2 Ham
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.81 11.51 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 12.97 Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 1.2 Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.251 Ham
Threonine 0.931 Ham
Isoleucine 0.918 Ham
Leucine 1.661 Ham
Lysine 1.775 Ham
Methionine 0.553 Ham
Phenylalanine 0.904 Ham
Valine 0.908 Ham
Histidine 0.75 Ham
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ham - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167871/nutrients
  2. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.