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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
:
4
Salami
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +221.6%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +221.6%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%

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 Vitamin B12 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.357
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
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% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
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 Vitamin B12 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.357

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
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 the food
Protein
157%
Meat
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
2%
Salami
Fats
16%
Meat
120%
Salami

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.
Meat Salami
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
Meat Salami
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?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Meat
Meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1683mg)
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 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 Meat Salami Opinion
Calories 143 336 Salami
Protein 26.17 21.85 Meat
Fats 3.51 25.9 Salami
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.4 Salami
Cholesterol 73 89 Meat
Vitamin D 10 41 Salami
Iron 1.15 1.56 Salami
Calcium 6 15 Salami
Potassium 421 316 Meat
Magnesium 29 19 Meat
Sugars 0 0.96 Meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.357 Salami
Zinc 2.42 2.93 Salami
Starch
Phosphorus 267 191 Meat
Sodium 57 1740 Meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.22 Salami
Vitamin D 0.2 1 Salami
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.367 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.357 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 6.053 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 1.201 Salami
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.459 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 1.52 Salami
Vitamin K 0 3.2 Salami
Folate 0 3 Salami
Trans Fat 0.033 0.586 Meat
Saturated Fat 1.198 9.316 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 11.127 Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 2.529 Salami
Tryptophan 0.275 0.114 Meat
Threonine 1.175 0.521 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 0.675 Meat
Leucine 2.229 0.929 Meat
Lysine 2.427 1.107 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.301 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.481 Meat
Valine 1.367 0.668 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.359 Meat
Fructose 0 Salami

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.