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Pepperoni vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pepperoni and Horse meat different?

  • Pepperoni is richer in Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, while Horse meat is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 79% more than Horse meat.
  • Pepperoni contains 49 times more Manganese than Horse meat. Pepperoni contains 1.074mg of Manganese, while Horse meat contains 0.022mg.
  • Horse meat is lower in Sodium.

Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted types were used in this article.

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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 more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Iron +278.2%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.6%
Contains more Copper +87.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Iron +278.2%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +38.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.6%
Contains more Copper +87.9%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +143.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.33
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 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +143.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.33

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 Horse meat
Rich in vitamins ok
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Horse meat Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 28.14g Horse meat
Fats 46.28g 6.05g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 175kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 8mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 5.03mg Horse meat
Magnesium 18mg 25mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 158mg 247mg Horse meat
Potassium 274mg 379mg Horse meat
Sodium 1582mg 55mg Horse meat
Zinc 2.44mg 3.82mg Horse meat
Copper 0.091mg 0.171mg Horse meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 1.03mg mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.1mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.12mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 4.84mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.33mg Pepperoni
Folate 5µg µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 3.16µg Horse meat
Vitamin K 5.8µg µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.349mg Horse meat
Threonine 0.869mg 1.262mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.901mg 1.334mg Horse meat
Leucine 1.575mg 2.232mg Horse meat
Lysine 1.652mg 2.398mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.511mg 0.623mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 1.157mg Horse meat
Valine 0.987mg 1.458mg Horse meat
Histidine 0.688mg 1.081mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 97mg 68mg Horse meat
Trans Fat 1.527g g Horse meat
Saturated Fat 17.708g 1.9g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 2.12g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 0.85g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pepperoni Horse meat
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
50
Pepperoni
52
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
58
Pepperoni
65
Horse 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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
0%
Horse meat
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
28%
Horse meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1527mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.808g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Horse meat
Horse meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals

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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.