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Salami vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Salami and Beef?

  • Salami is higher in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Vitamin B2, however Beef is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Sodium is 73% more.
  • Beef contains 82 times less Manganese than Salami. Salami contains 0.978mg of Manganese, while Beef contains 0.012mg.
  • Beef has less Sodium.

We used Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled 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
Salami
1
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7
Beef
Contains more Copper +320%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Copper +320%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318

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
Salami
8
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3
Beef
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +697.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +73.7%

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.
Salami Beef
Rich in vitamins ok
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Beef Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 25.93g Beef
Fats 25.9g 15.41g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 250kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Beef
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 18mg Beef
Iron 1.56mg 2.6mg Beef
Magnesium 19mg 21mg Beef
Phosphorus 191mg 198mg Beef
Potassium 316mg 318mg Beef
Sodium 1740mg 72mg Beef
Zinc 2.93mg 6.31mg Beef
Copper 0.357mg 0.085mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Beef
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.12mg Salami
Vitamin D 41IU 2IU Salami
Vitamin D 1µg 0µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.046mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.176mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 5.378mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.658mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.382mg Salami
Folate 3µg 9µg Beef
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 2.64µg Beef
Vitamin K 3.2µg 1.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.094mg Salami
Threonine 0.521mg 0.72mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.675mg 0.822mg Beef
Leucine 0.929mg 1.45mg Beef
Lysine 1.107mg 1.54mg Beef
Methionine 0.301mg 0.478mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 0.725mg Beef
Valine 0.668mg 0.914mg Beef
Histidine 0.359mg 0.604mg Beef
Cholesterol 89mg 88mg Beef
Trans Fat 0.586g 0.572g Beef
Saturated Fat 9.316g 5.895g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 6.668g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 0.484g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Salami Beef
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
58
Salami
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
55
Beef

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
131%
Salami
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
0%
Beef
Fats
120%
Salami
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1668mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.421g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.