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Salami vs. Pork hock — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Salami and Pork hock?

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus in Salami is higher than in Pork hock.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 42% more.
  • Pork hock contains 44 times less Manganese than Salami. Salami contains 0.978mg of Manganese, while Pork hock contains 0.022mg.
  • Pork hock has less Saturated Fat.

We used Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Pork, pickled pork hocks types in this article.

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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 Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +218.3%
Contains more Potassium +572.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Copper +335.4%
Contains more Manganese +4345.5%
Contains more Selenium +19%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -39.7%
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 6% 43% 5% 26% 5% 137% 65% 28% 3% 144%
Contains more Iron +36.8%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +218.3%
Contains more Potassium +572.3%
Contains more Zinc +23.1%
Contains more Copper +335.4%
Contains more Manganese +4345.5%
Contains more Selenium +19%
Contains more Calcium +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -39.7%

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 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +450.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +617.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +198%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 5% 4% 0% 0% 20% 16% 21% 21% 15% 1% 64% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +450.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +249.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +617.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +198%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Fats +145.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Water +50.5%
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
19% 11% 68% 2%
Protein: 19.11 g
Fats: 10.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.02 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Protein +14.3%
Contains more Fats +145.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +100%
Contains more Water +50.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +116.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.3%
41% 48% 11%
Saturated Fat: 9.316 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 11.127 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.529 g
34% 54% 13%
Saturated Fat: 3.231 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.198 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +116.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Pork hock Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 19.11g Salami
Fats 25.9g 10.54g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 171kcal Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Pork hock
Calcium 15mg 19mg Pork hock
Iron 1.56mg 1.14mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 6mg Salami
Phosphorus 191mg 60mg Salami
Potassium 316mg 47mg Salami
Sodium 1740mg 1050mg Pork hock
Zinc 2.93mg 2.38mg Salami
Copper 0.357mg 0.082mg Salami
Manganese 0.978mg 0.022mg Salami
Selenium 31.3µg 26.3µg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 76IU Pork hock
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 23µg Pork hock
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.17mg Salami
Vitamin D 41IU Salami
Vitamin D 1µg Salami
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.08mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.068mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 1.1mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.344mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.064mg Salami
Folate 3µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 0.51µg Salami
Choline 93.5mg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.038mg Salami
Threonine 0.521mg 0.516mg Salami
Isoleucine 0.675mg 0.325mg Salami
Leucine 0.929mg 0.841mg Salami
Lysine 1.107mg 0.822mg Salami
Methionine 0.301mg 0.211mg Salami
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 0.554mg Pork hock
Valine 0.668mg 0.478mg Salami
Histidine 0.359mg 0.211mg Salami
Cholesterol 89mg 89mg
Trans Fat 0.586g 0.113g Pork hock
Saturated Fat 9.316g 3.231g Pork hock
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 5.134g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 1.198g Salami
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.084g 0.045g Salami
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.104g 0.986g Salami
Omega-3 - ALA 0.126g 0.042g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Salami Pork hock
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
13%
Pork hock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Salami
46%
Pork hock

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork hock
Pork hock contains less Sodium (difference - 690mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork hock
Pork hock is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (89 mg)

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 hock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169157/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.