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Salami vs. Pork Meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Salami and Pork Meat

  • Salami has more Manganese, Vitamin B12, and Copper, however, Pork Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Salami covers your daily Sodium needs 73% more than Pork Meat.
  • Pork Meat has 75 times less Manganese than Salami. Salami has 0.978mg of Manganese, while Pork Meat has 0.013mg.
  • Pork Meat contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted.

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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 Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Copper +221.6%
Contains more Manganese +7423.1%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Selenium +22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119% 128% 171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37% 2% 209%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Copper +221.6%
Contains more Manganese +7423.1%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Selenium +22%

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 +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.387
Equal in Choline - 88.9
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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 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 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 49% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +158.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.387
Equal in Choline - 88.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +637.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +435.6%
Contains more Protein +19.8%
Contains more Water +53.7%
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
26% 4% 69%
Protein: 26.17 g
Fats: 3.51 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 69.45 g
Other: 0.87 g
Contains more Fats +637.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +435.6%
Contains more Protein +19.8%
Contains more Water +53.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +734.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +399.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%
41% 48% 11%
Saturated Fat: 9.316 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.127 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.529 g
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.198 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.334 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.506 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +734.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +399.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Salami Pork Meat
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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Pork Meat Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 26.17g Pork Meat
Fats 25.9g 3.51g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 143kcal Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Pork Meat
Calcium 15mg 6mg Salami
Iron 1.56mg 1.15mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 29mg Pork Meat
Phosphorus 191mg 267mg Pork Meat
Potassium 316mg 421mg Pork Meat
Sodium 1740mg 57mg Pork Meat
Zinc 2.93mg 2.42mg Salami
Copper 0.357mg 0.111mg Salami
Manganese 0.978mg 0.013mg Salami
Selenium 31.3µg 38.2µg Pork Meat
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.08mg Salami
Vitamin D 41IU 10IU Salami
Vitamin D 1µg 0.2µg Salami
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.95mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.387mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 7.432mg Pork Meat
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 1.012mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.739mg Pork Meat
Folate 3µg 0µg Salami
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 0.57µg Salami
Choline 93.5mg 88.9mg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.275mg Pork Meat
Threonine 0.521mg 1.175mg Pork Meat
Isoleucine 0.675mg 1.288mg Pork Meat
Leucine 0.929mg 2.229mg Pork Meat
Lysine 1.107mg 2.427mg Pork Meat
Methionine 0.301mg 0.721mg Pork Meat
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 1.1mg Pork Meat
Valine 0.668mg 1.367mg Pork Meat
Histidine 0.359mg 1.13mg Pork Meat
Cholesterol 89mg 73mg Pork Meat
Trans Fat 0.586g 0.033g Pork Meat
Saturated Fat 9.316g 1.198g Pork Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 1.334g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 0.506g Salami
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.084g 0.013g Salami
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.104g 0.411g Salami
Omega-3 - ALA 0.126g 0.013g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Salami Pork Meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
63%
Pork Meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Salami
54%
Pork Meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1683mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.118g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork Meat
Pork Meat is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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.
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

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. Pork Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.