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Pork vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pork and Salami

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Phosphorus, while Salami has more Manganese, Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Sodium is 73% higher.
  • Salami contains 2 times less Vitamin B1 than Pork. Pork contains 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Salami contains 0.367mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pork is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
Pork
5
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3
Salami
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Copper +389%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Copper +389%

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
Pork
7
:
5
Salami
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.459
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% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.459

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Salami Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Protein 27.32g 21.85g Pork
Fats 13.92g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 0g 2.4g Salami
Calories 242kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 15mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 1.56mg Salami
Magnesium 28mg 19mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 191mg Pork
Potassium 423mg 316mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 1740mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 2.93mg Salami
Copper 0.073mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.22mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 41IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 1µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.367mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.459mg Pork
Folate 5µg 3µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 1.52µg Salami
Vitamin K 0µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.114mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.521mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.675mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 0.929mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 1.107mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.301mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.481mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 0.668mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.359mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 89mg Pork
Trans Fat g 0.586g Pork
Saturated Fat 5.23g 9.316g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Salami
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
56
Pork
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
131%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
2%
Salami
Fats
64%
Pork
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1678mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.086g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.