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Pepperoni vs. Veal — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pepperoni and Veal

  • Pepperoni has more Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D, however, Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Choline.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 73% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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.
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Veal
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Manganese +2968.6%
Contains more Selenium +111.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.6%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
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 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35% 5% 75%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Manganese +2968.6%
Contains more Selenium +111.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.6%
Contains more Copper +13.2%

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.7%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.39
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.27
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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.7%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.39
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.27

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Veal
Contains more Fats +512.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +264.6%
Contains more Protein +26.6%
Contains more Water +133.8%
19% 46% 29% 5%
Protein: 19.25 g
Fats: 46.28 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 28.55 g
Other: 4.74 g
24% 8% 67%
Protein: 24.38 g
Fats: 7.56 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.76 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Fats +512.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +264.6%
Contains more Protein +26.6%
Contains more Water +133.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Veal
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +631.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +710.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.8%
41% 48% 10%
Saturated Fat: 17.708 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.458 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +631.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +710.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Veal Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 24.38g Veal
Fats 46.28g 7.56g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 172kcal Pepperoni
Calcium 19mg 17mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 0.99mg Pepperoni
Magnesium 18mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 158mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 274mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 1582mg 83mg Veal
Zinc 2.44mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.091mg 0.103mg Veal
Manganese 1.074mg 0.035mg Pepperoni
Selenium 29µg 13.7µg Pepperoni
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.15mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU 0IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.07mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 5µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 1.27µg Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8µg 1.2µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.869mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.901mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.575mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 1.652mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.511mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 0.987mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.688mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 97mg 103mg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527g Veal
Saturated Fat 17.708g 3.04g Veal
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 2.84g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 0.55g 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 Veal
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
50%
Pepperoni
47%
Veal
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
76%
Pepperoni
41%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 1499mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.668g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.