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Pepperoni vs. Blood sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pepperoni and Blood sausage

  • Pepperoni has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12, however, Blood sausage has more Iron.
  • Blood sausage's daily need coverage for Iron is 63% more.
  • Pepperoni has 107 times more Manganese than Blood sausage. Pepperoni has 1.074mg of Manganese, while Blood sausage has 0.01mg.
  • Blood sausage is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Blood sausage.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +618.2%
Contains more Potassium +621.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.7%
Contains more Copper +127.5%
Contains more Manganese +10640%
Contains more Selenium +87.1%
Contains more Iron +381.2%
Contains less Sodium -57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31% 141% 159%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 240% 6% 10% 4% 89% 36% 14% 2% 85%
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +618.2%
Contains more Potassium +621.1%
Contains more Zinc +87.7%
Contains more Copper +127.5%
Contains more Manganese +10640%
Contains more Selenium +87.1%
Contains more Iron +381.2%
Contains less Sodium -57%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +692.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +315.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Choline +42.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.3
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 28% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 39% 0% 18% 30% 23% 36% 10% 4% 126% 40% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +692.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +315.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +805%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Choline +42.2%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.3
Equal in Folate - 5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +31.8%
Contains more Fats +34.1%
Contains more Other +105.2%
Contains more Water +65.7%
Equal in Carbs - 1.29
19% 46% 29% 5%
Protein: 19.25 g
Fats: 46.28 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 28.55 g
Other: 4.74 g
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
Contains more Protein +31.8%
Contains more Fats +34.1%
Contains more Other +105.2%
Contains more Water +65.7%
Equal in Carbs - 1.29

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +30.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.3%
41% 48% 10%
Saturated Fat: 17.708 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.458 g
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +30.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +28.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pepperoni Blood sausage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Blood sausage Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 1.29g Blood sausage
Protein 19.25g 14.6g Pepperoni
Fats 46.28g 34.5g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 1.29g Blood sausage
Calories 504kcal 379kcal Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 1.29g Pepperoni
Calcium 19mg 6mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 6.4mg Blood sausage
Magnesium 18mg 8mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 158mg 22mg Pepperoni
Potassium 274mg 38mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1582mg 680mg Blood sausage
Zinc 2.44mg 1.3mg Pepperoni
Copper 0.091mg 0.04mg Pepperoni
Manganese 1.074mg 0.01mg Pepperoni
Selenium 29µg 15.5µg Pepperoni
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.13mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 52IU
Vitamin D 1.3µg 1.3µg
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.07mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.13mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 1.2mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 0.6mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.04mg Pepperoni
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 1µg Pepperoni
Choline 51.2mg 72.8mg Blood sausage
Vitamin K 5.8µg 0µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.18mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869mg 0.57mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.901mg 0.32mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.575mg 1.39mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.652mg 1.05mg Pepperoni
Methionine 0.511mg 0.2mg Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.82mg Blood sausage
Valine 0.987mg 1.02mg Blood sausage
Histidine 0.688mg 0.71mg Blood sausage
Cholesterol 97mg 120mg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527g Blood sausage
Saturated Fat 17.708g 13.4g Blood sausage
Omega-3 - DHA 0.004g 0g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Pepperoni
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 15.9g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 3.46g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.136g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.605g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - ALA 0.164g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.018g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.04g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pepperoni Blood sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Pepperoni
25%
Blood sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
76%
Pepperoni
48%
Blood sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 902mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.308g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is cheaper (difference - $3)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/nutrients
  2. Blood sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171618/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.