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Salami vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Salami and Chicken meat different?

  • Salami has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Zinc, however Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3.
  • Salami covers your daily need of Sodium 72% more than Chicken meat.
  • Salami has 49 times more Manganese than Chicken meat. Salami has 0.978mg of Manganese, while Chicken meat has 0.02mg.
  • Chicken meat contains less Sodium.

Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types were 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
Salami
5
:
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +440.9%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +440.9%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Calcium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 182

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +482.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
120%
Salami
63%
Chicken meat

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Salami Chicken meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1658mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.526g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 336 239 Salami
Protein 21.85 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 25.9 13.6 Salami
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.4 0 Salami
Cholesterol 89 88 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 41 2 Salami
Iron 1.56 1.26 Salami
Calcium 15 15
Potassium 316 223 Salami
Magnesium 19 23 Chicken meat
Sugar 0.96 0 Chicken meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.357 0.066 Salami
Zinc 2.93 1.94 Salami
Starch
Phosphorus 191 182 Salami
Sodium 1740 82 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.22 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 1 0 Salami
Vitamin B1 0.367 0.063 Salami
Vitamin B2 0.357 0.168 Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.201 1.03 Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459 0.4 Salami
Vitamin B12 1.52 0.3 Salami
Vitamin K 3.2 2.4 Salami
Folate 3 5 Chicken meat
Trans Fat 0.586 Chicken meat
Saturated Fat 9.316 3.79 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127 5.34 Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529 2.97 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.114 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 0.521 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.675 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 0.929 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 1.107 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.301 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.481 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 0.668 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.359 0.802 Chicken meat
Fructose 0 Salami

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.