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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
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5
Pork
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Copper +389%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +79.3%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Copper +389%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464
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% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.464

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 Pork
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 Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 27.32g Pork
Fats 25.9g 13.92g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 242kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 19mg Pork
Iron 1.56mg 0.87mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 191mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 316mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 1740mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 2.93mg 2.39mg Salami
Copper 0.357mg 0.073mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 41IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 1µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.321mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 5.037mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.698mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 3µg 5µg Pork
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 0.7µg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.521mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.675mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 0.929mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 1.107mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.301mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 0.668mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.359mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 89mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat 0.586g g Pork
Saturated Fat 9.316g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 6.19g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 1.2g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1678mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
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 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

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. 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.