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Salami vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Salami and Ground meat

  • Salami is richer in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, yet Ground meat is richer in Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Salami is 72% higher.
  • Salami contains 109 times more Manganese than Ground meat. Salami contains 0.978mg of Manganese, while Ground meat contains 0.009mg.
  • Ground meat contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Copper +351.9%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +99.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Copper +351.9%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +99.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +619.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.9
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% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +619.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.9

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 Ground meat
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 Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 25.9g 15.37g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 241kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Ground meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 1.56mg 2.27mg Ground meat
Magnesium 19mg 17mg Salami
Phosphorus 191mg 166mg Salami
Potassium 316mg 241mg Salami
Sodium 1740mg 73mg Ground meat
Zinc 2.93mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.357mg 0.079mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
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 0.051mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.171mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 4.026mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.512mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.311mg Salami
Folate 3µg 7µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 2.49µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 3.2µg 2.9µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.121mg Ground meat
Threonine 0.521mg 0.923mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.675mg 1.055mg Ground meat
Leucine 0.929mg 1.861mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.107mg 1.976mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.301mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 0.931mg Ground meat
Valine 0.668mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.359mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 89mg 88mg Ground meat
Trans Fat 0.586g 1.173g Salami
Saturated Fat 9.316g 6.073g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 7.322g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 0.408g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Salami Ground meat
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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
49
Ground 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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
0%
Ground meat
Fats
120%
Salami
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1667mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.243g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
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.

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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.