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

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 Vitamin B12 +58.5%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.257
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
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 Vitamin B12 +58.5%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.257
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
38%
Pork jowl
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Pepperoni
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 1557mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork jowl Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 655 504 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 19.25 Pepperoni
Fats 69.61 46.28 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 90 97 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 52 Pepperoni
Iron 0.42 1.33 Pepperoni
Calcium 4 19 Pepperoni
Potassium 148 274 Pepperoni
Magnesium 3 18 Pepperoni
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 0.84 2.44 Pepperoni
Starch
Phosphorus 86 158 Pepperoni
Sodium 25 1582 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 0 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.271 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.535 4.987 Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.362 Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 0.82 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8 Pepperoni
Folate 1 5 Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26 17.708 Pepperoni
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 20.77 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 4.458 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.23 Pepperoni
Threonine 0.21 0.869 Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.168 0.901 Pepperoni
Leucine 0.446 1.575 Pepperoni
Lysine 0.528 1.652 Pepperoni
Methionine 0.095 0.511 Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.239 0.778 Pepperoni
Valine 0.305 0.987 Pepperoni
Histidine 0.072 0.688 Pepperoni
Fructose 0 Pepperoni

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 of 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.