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Salami vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Salami and Bologna sausage different?

  • Salami is higher in Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, however Bologna sausage is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Salami is 41% higher.
  • Salami contains 4 times more Copper than Bologna sausage. While Salami contains 0.357mg of Copper, Bologna sausage contains only 0.08mg.
  • Bologna sausage has less Sodium.

Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Bologna, pork are the varieties used 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
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +102.6%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +44.3%
Contains more Copper +346.3%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +102.6%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +44.3%
Contains more Copper +346.3%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 0% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +966.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

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 Bologna sausage
Rich in minerals 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 vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Bologna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0.73g Salami
Protein 21.85g 15.3g Salami
Fats 25.9g 19.87g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0.73g Salami
Calories 336kcal 247kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Bologna sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 11mg Salami
Iron 1.56mg 0.77mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 14mg Salami
Phosphorus 191mg 139mg Salami
Potassium 316mg 281mg Salami
Sodium 1740mg 907mg Bologna sausage
Zinc 2.93mg 2.03mg Salami
Copper 0.357mg 0.08mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 41IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.157mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 3.9mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.72mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.27mg Salami
Folate 3µg 5µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 0.93µg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0.3µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.149mg Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.521mg 0.641mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.675mg 0.663mg Salami
Leucine 0.929mg 1.168mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.107mg 1.204mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.301mg 0.412mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 0.585mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.668mg 0.737mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.359mg 0.482mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 89mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat 0.586g g Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 9.316g 6.839g Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 9.732g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 2.107g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Salami Bologna sausage
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
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
41
Bologna sausage

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
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
120%
Salami
92%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 833mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.477g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/nutrients
  2. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.