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Pot roast vs Ham - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pot roast and Ham?

  • Pot roast is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron, yet Ham is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 62% more.
  • Pot roast has 4 times more Saturated Fat than Ham. While Pot roast has 7.548g of Saturated Fat, Ham has only 1.81g.

We used Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted types in this article.

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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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Ham
Contains more Iron +63.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 3% 26% 10% 27% 79% 85% 157%
Contains more Iron +63.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%

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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Ham
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +227.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.023
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% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
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% 24% 189% 47% 76% 25% 93% 82% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +104%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +227.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin D +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.023

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
44
Pot roast
45
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
55
Ham

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
174%
Pot roast
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
2%
Ham
Fats
88%
Pot roast
26%
Ham

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.
Pot roast Ham
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast Ham
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 1156mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.738g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Ham Opinion
Calories 297 145 Pot roast
Protein 28.94 20.93 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 5.53 Pot roast
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0 1.5 Ham
Carbs 0 1.5 Ham
Cholesterol 116 53 Ham
Vitamin D 8 32 Ham
Iron 2.42 1.48 Pot roast
Calcium 16 8 Pot roast
Potassium 231 287 Ham
Magnesium 19 14 Pot roast
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.079 Pot roast
Zinc 6.66 2.88 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 196 Ham
Sodium 47 1203 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 0.25 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 0.8 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.754 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.202 Ham
Vitamin B3 4.105 4.023 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571 0.403 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.4 Ham
Vitamin B12 2.13 0.65 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8 0 Pot roast
Folate 9 3 Pot roast
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 1.81 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 2.62 Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 0.54 Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19 0.251 Ham
Threonine 1.156 0.931 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 0.918 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 1.661 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 1.775 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.553 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 0.904 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 0.908 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 0.75 Pot roast
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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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Ham - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167871/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.