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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 Phosphorus +76.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +37.8%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Sodium - 1300
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 56% 10% 85% 26% 157% 79% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +37.8%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Potassium - 260
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 D +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +746.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
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%
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%
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 D +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +746.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ham Cervelat
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
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 food.
Protein
126%
Ham
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
3%
Cervelat
Fats
26%
Ham
140%
Cervelat

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. 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.