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Salami vs. Ground turkey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Salami and Ground turkey

  • Salami is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12, yet Ground turkey is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Salami covers your daily Sodium needs 72% more than Ground turkey.
  • Salami contains 89 times more Manganese than Ground turkey. While Salami contains 0.978mg of Manganese, Ground turkey contains only 0.011mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Ground turkey is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Ground turkey, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Copper +136.4%
Contains more Manganese +8790.9%
Contains more Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.52
Equal in Potassium - 294
Equal in Zinc - 3.11
Equal in Selenium - 31.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119% 128% 171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8.4% 57% 21% 109% 26% 10% 85% 50% 1.4% 170%
Contains more Copper +136.4%
Contains more Manganese +8790.9%
Contains more Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.52
Equal in Potassium - 294
Equal in Zinc - 3.11
Equal in Selenium - 31.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Salami
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Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +376.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.4%
Contains more Choline +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.193
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4.4% 30% 0% 92% 82% 113% 72% 106% 2.3% 190% 51% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4.7% 2.2% 6% 0% 19% 49% 164% 72% 146% 5.3% 168% 43% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +376.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.4%
Contains more Choline +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.193

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +149%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +2812.5%
Contains more Protein +25.3%
Contains more Water +37.4%
22% 26% 2% 45% 5%
Protein: 21.85 g
Fats: 25.9 g
Carbs: 2.4 g
Water: 45.19 g
Other: 4.66 g
27% 10% 62%
Protein: 27.37 g
Fats: 10.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.07 g
Other: 0.16 g
Contains more Fats +149%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +2812.5%
Contains more Protein +25.3%
Contains more Water +37.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +221.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.3%
41% 48% 11%
Saturated Fat: 9.316 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.127 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.529 g
30% 38% 32%
Saturated Fat: 2.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.458 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.917 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +221.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -71.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Salami Ground turkey
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins 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 minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Ground turkey Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 27.37g Ground turkey
Fats 25.9g 10.4g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 203kcal Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Ground turkey
Calcium 15mg 28mg Ground turkey
Iron 1.56mg 1.52mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 30mg Ground turkey
Phosphorus 191mg 254mg Ground turkey
Potassium 316mg 294mg Salami
Sodium 1740mg 78mg Ground turkey
Zinc 2.93mg 3.11mg Ground turkey
Copper 0.357mg 0.151mg Salami
Manganese 0.978mg 0.011mg Salami
Selenium 31.3µg 31.1µg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 79IU Ground turkey
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 24µg Ground turkey
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.11mg Salami
Vitamin D 41IU 8IU Salami
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Salami
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.077mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.211mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 8.724mg Ground turkey
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 1.193mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.633mg Ground turkey
Folate 3µg 7µg Ground turkey
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 1.34µg Salami
Choline 93.5mg 78.2mg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.312mg Ground turkey
Threonine 0.521mg 1.258mg Ground turkey
Isoleucine 0.675mg 1.227mg Ground turkey
Leucine 0.929mg 2.262mg Ground turkey
Lysine 1.107mg 2.452mg Ground turkey
Methionine 0.301mg 0.806mg Ground turkey
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 1.068mg Ground turkey
Valine 0.668mg 1.27mg Ground turkey
Histidine 0.359mg 0.811mg Ground turkey
Cholesterol 89mg 93mg Salami
Trans Fat 0.586g 0.134g Ground turkey
Saturated Fat 9.316g 2.669g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.009g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.012g Ground turkey
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 3.458g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 2.917g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.084g 0.019g Salami
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.104g 2.508g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0g 0.008g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - ALA 0.126g 0.136g Ground turkey
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Ground turkey
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Ground turkey

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Salami Ground turkey
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Salami
52%
Ground turkey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Salami
54%
Ground turkey

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey contains less Sodium (difference - 1662mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.647g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground turkey
Ground turkey is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/nutrients
  2. Ground turkey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171506/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.