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Pork jowl vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pork jowl and Pepperoni

  • Pork jowl has less Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Pepperoni's daily need coverage for Sodium is 68% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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 less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.1%
Contains more Zinc +190.5%
Contains more Copper +127.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Contains less Sodium -98.4%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +216.7%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.7%
Contains more Potassium +85.1%
Contains more Zinc +190.5%
Contains more Copper +127.5%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +255.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +302.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +58.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.257
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +255.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +302.2%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +58.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.257
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Pepperoni Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Protein 6.38g 19.25g Pepperoni
Fats 69.61g 46.28g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 1.18g Pepperoni
Calories 655kcal 504kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 19mg Pepperoni
Iron 0.42mg 1.33mg Pepperoni
Magnesium 3mg 18mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 86mg 158mg Pepperoni
Potassium 148mg 274mg Pepperoni
Sodium 25mg 1582mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 2.44mg Pepperoni
Copper 0.04mg 0.091mg Pepperoni
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D IU 52IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.271mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.257mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 4.987mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.93mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.362mg Pepperoni
Folate 1µg 5µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin K µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.23mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.21mg 0.869mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.168mg 0.901mg Pepperoni
Leucine 0.446mg 1.575mg Pepperoni
Lysine 0.528mg 1.652mg Pepperoni
Methionine 0.095mg 0.511mg Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 0.778mg Pepperoni
Valine 0.305mg 0.987mg Pepperoni
Histidine 0.072mg 0.688mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 90mg 97mg Pork jowl
Trans Fat g 1.527g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26g 17.708g Pepperoni
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 20.77g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 4.458g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pork jowl Pepperoni
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
32
Pork jowl
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
58
Pepperoni

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
38%
Pork jowl
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 1557mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.552g)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/nutrients
  2. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.