Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Pepperoni vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Important differences between Pepperoni and Ground meat

  • Pepperoni has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin D, however Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Sodium is 66% more.
  • Pepperoni has 119 times more Manganese than Ground meat. Pepperoni has 1.074mg of Manganese, while Ground meat has 0.009mg.
  • Ground meat is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

Infographic

Pepperoni vs Ground meat infographic
Infographic link

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 more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Zinc +139.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +73.7%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Zinc +139.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +431.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +431.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.5%

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.
Pepperoni Ground meat
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 46.28g 15.37g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 241kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 1.33mg 2.27mg Ground meat
Magnesium 18mg 17mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 158mg 166mg Ground meat
Potassium 274mg 241mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1582mg 73mg Ground meat
Zinc 2.44mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.091mg 0.079mg Pepperoni
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.12mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 2IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.051mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.171mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 4.026mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 0.512mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.311mg Pepperoni
Folate 5µg 7µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 2.49µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 5.8µg 2.9µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.121mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869mg 0.923mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.901mg 1.055mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.575mg 1.861mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.652mg 1.976mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.511mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.931mg Ground meat
Valine 0.987mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.688mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 97mg 88mg Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.527g 1.173g Ground meat
Saturated Fat 17.708g 6.073g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 7.322g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 0.408g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pepperoni Ground meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
50
Pepperoni
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
58
Pepperoni
49
Ground meat

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
116%
Pepperoni
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
0%
Ground meat
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1509mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.635g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/nutrients
  2. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.