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Pepperoni vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pepperoni and Pastrami

  • Pepperoni has more Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Pastrami has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 75% more.
  • Pepperoni has 40 times more Manganese than Pastrami. Pepperoni has 1.074mg of Manganese, while Pastrami has 0.027mg.
  • Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Beef, cured, pastrami.

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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 +90%
Contains more Potassium +30.5%
Contains more Iron +66.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Contains more Zinc +104.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Copper - 0.091
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% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Potassium +30.5%
Contains more Iron +66.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -31.9%
Contains more Zinc +104.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Copper - 0.091

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 E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%
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 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +758.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%

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 Pastrami
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Pastrami Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0.36g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 21.8g Pastrami
Fats 46.28g 5.82g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0.36g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 147kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0.01g Pastrami
Sugar 0g 0.1g Pepperoni
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 10mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 2.22mg Pastrami
Magnesium 18mg 17mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 158mg 175mg Pastrami
Potassium 274mg 210mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1582mg 1078mg Pastrami
Zinc 2.44mg 4.98mg Pastrami
Copper 0.091mg 0.091mg
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.12mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 4IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.1µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.052mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.161mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 4.26mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 0.265mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.221mg Pepperoni
Folate 5µg 6µg Pastrami
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 1.87µg Pastrami
Vitamin K 5.8µg 0.7µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.141mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869mg 0.857mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.901mg 0.976mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.575mg 1.706mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.652mg 1.812mg Pastrami
Methionine 0.511mg 0.558mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.847mg Pastrami
Valine 0.987mg 1.065mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.688mg 0.684mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 97mg 68mg Pastrami
Trans Fat 1.527g g Pastrami
Saturated Fat 17.708g 2.681g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 2.118g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 0.145g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pepperoni Pastrami
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
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
58
Pepperoni
62
Pastrami

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
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
0%
Pastrami
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
27%
Pastrami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pastrami
Pastrami contains less Sodium (difference - 504mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.027g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pastrami
Pastrami is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.

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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.