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Salami vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Salami and Pork

  • Salami has more Manganese, Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B5 and Iron, while Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium and Phosphorus.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Sodium is 73% higher.
  • Pork contains 109 times less Manganese than Salami. Salami contains 0.978mg of Manganese, while Pork contains 0.009mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Pork is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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
3
:
5
Pork
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Copper +389%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Copper +389%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%

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
5
:
7
Pork
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464
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 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
58
Salami
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
37
Pork

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 the food
Protein
131%
Salami
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
0%
Pork
Fats
120%
Salami
64%
Pork

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Salami Pork
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Salami Pork
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1678mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.086g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Salami Pork Opinion
Calories 336 242 Salami
Protein 21.85 27.32 Pork
Fats 25.9 13.92 Salami
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 2.4 0 Salami
Cholesterol 89 80 Pork
Vitamin D 41 53 Pork
Iron 1.56 0.87 Salami
Calcium 15 19 Pork
Potassium 316 423 Pork
Magnesium 19 28 Pork
Sugars 0.96 0 Pork
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.357 0.073 Salami
Zinc 2.93 2.39 Salami
Starch
Phosphorus 191 246 Pork
Sodium 1740 62 Pork
Vitamin A 0 7 Pork
Vitamin E 0.22 0.29 Pork
Vitamin D 1 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.367 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.357 0.321 Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053 5.037 Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201 0.698 Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459 0.464 Pork
Vitamin B12 1.52 0.7 Salami
Vitamin K 3.2 0 Salami
Folate 3 5 Pork
Trans Fat 0.586 Pork
Saturated Fat 9.316 5.23 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127 6.19 Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529 1.2 Salami
Tryptophan 0.114 0.338 Pork
Threonine 0.521 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 0.675 1.26 Pork
Leucine 0.929 2.177 Pork
Lysine 1.107 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.301 0.712 Pork
Phenylalanine 0.481 1.086 Pork
Valine 0.668 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.359 1.067 Pork
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 of 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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.