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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
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
38%
Pork jowl
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
2%
Salami
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
120%
Salami

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 is lower in Sugar?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.