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Kielbasa vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Kielbasa and Salami

  • Kielbasa has less Vitamin C, and Monounsaturated Fat than Salami.
  • Salami covers your daily need of Sodium 23% more than Kielbasa.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and Salami, cooked, beef and 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
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Iron +25.8%

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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10
Salami
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Salami Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 2.4g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 21.85g Salami
Fats 17.6g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 3.9g 2.4g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Kielbasa
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 15mg Salami
Iron 1.24mg 1.56mg Salami
Magnesium mg 19mg Salami
Phosphorus mg 191mg Salami
Potassium mg 316mg Salami
Sodium 1200mg 1740mg Kielbasa
Zinc mg 2.93mg Salami
Copper mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 mg 0.459mg Salami
Folate µg 3µg Salami
Vitamin B12 µg 1.52µg Salami
Vitamin K µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan mg 0.114mg Salami
Threonine mg 0.521mg Salami
Isoleucine mg 0.675mg Salami
Leucine mg 0.929mg Salami
Lysine mg 1.107mg Salami
Methionine mg 0.301mg Salami
Phenylalanine mg 0.481mg Salami
Valine mg 0.668mg Salami
Histidine mg 0.359mg Salami
Cholesterol 70mg 89mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g 0.586g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 9.316g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Salami
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
4
Kielbasa
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
2%
Salami
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa contains less Sodium (difference - 540mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.086g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.