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Pork jowl vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pork jowl and Salami

  • Salami is richer than Pork jowl in Selenium, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Zinc and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pork jowl is 80% higher.
  • Salami contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw and Salami, cooked, beef and pork.

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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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Salami
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Potassium +113.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Copper +792.5%
Contains more Zinc +248.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Potassium +113.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Copper +792.5%
Contains more Zinc +248.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.1%

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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Salami
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.367
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% 5% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.367

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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
77
Salami

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
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
2%
Salami
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
120%
Salami

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 Salami
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl Salami
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?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salami
Salami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.944g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 1715mg)
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 - $1.9)

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 Salami Opinion
Calories 655 336 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 21.85 Salami
Fats 69.61 25.9 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.4 Salami
Cholesterol 90 89 Salami
Vitamin D 41 Salami
Iron 0.42 1.56 Salami
Calcium 4 15 Salami
Potassium 148 316 Salami
Magnesium 3 19 Salami
Sugars 0 0.96 Pork jowl
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.357 Salami
Zinc 0.84 2.93 Salami
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Phosphorus 86 191 Salami
Sodium 25 1740 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 0 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 0.22 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 1 Salami
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.367 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.357 Salami
Vitamin B3 4.535 6.053 Salami
Vitamin B5 0.25 1.201 Salami
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.459 Salami
Vitamin B12 0.82 1.52 Salami
Vitamin K 3.2 Salami
Folate 1 3 Salami
Trans Fat 0.586 Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 25.26 9.316 Salami
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 11.127 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 2.529 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.114 Salami
Threonine 0.21 0.521 Salami
Isoleucine 0.168 0.675 Salami
Leucine 0.446 0.929 Salami
Lysine 0.528 1.107 Salami
Methionine 0.095 0.301 Salami
Phenylalanine 0.239 0.481 Salami
Valine 0.305 0.668 Salami
Histidine 0.072 0.359 Salami
Fructose 0 Salami

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.