Ham vs. Chicken meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Summary of differences between Ham and Chicken meat
- Ham has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, and Zinc, however, Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Vitamin A RAE.
- Ham covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 58% more than Chicken meat.
- Ham has 15 times more Sodium than Chicken meat. While Ham has 1203mg of Sodium, Chicken meat has only 82mg.
These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||48µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0g||0.04g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0g||0.01g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0g||0.02g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|