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Meat vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Meat and Salami

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, however Salami is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Salami covers your daily Sodium needs 73% more than Meat.
  • Salami has 3 times less Vitamin B1 than Meat. Meat has 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, while Salami has 0.367mg.
  • Meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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
Meat
4
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4
Salami
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Copper +221.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Copper +221.6%

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
Meat
4
:
6
Salami
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.357
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 B1 +158.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.357

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.
Meat Salami
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 Meat Salami Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Protein 26.17g 21.85g Meat
Fats 3.51g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Calories 143kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 15mg Salami
Iron 1.15mg 1.56mg Salami
Magnesium 29mg 19mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 191mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 316mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 1740mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 2.93mg Salami
Copper 0.111mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D 10IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.367mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.357mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 6.053mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.459mg Meat
Folate 0µg 3µg Salami
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.52µg Salami
Vitamin K 0µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.114mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.521mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.675mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 0.929mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.107mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.301mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.481mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.668mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.359mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 89mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g 0.586g Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198g 9.316g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Salami
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
65
Meat
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
41
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
157%
Meat
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
2%
Salami
Fats
16%
Meat
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Meat
Meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1683mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.118g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat 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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.