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Salami vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Salami and Pork jowl

  • Salami is richer than Pork jowl in Selenium, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pork jowl is 80% higher.
  • Salami contains 196 times more Manganese than Pork jowl. Salami contains 0.978mg of Manganese, while Pork jowl contains 0.005mg.
  • Pork jowl contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Salami, cooked, beef and pork and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw.

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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
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.1%
Contains more Potassium +113.5%
Contains more Zinc +248.8%
Contains more Copper +792.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.1%
Contains more Potassium +113.5%
Contains more Zinc +248.8%
Contains more Copper +792.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.386
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% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +380.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.386

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 jowl
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Protein 21.85g 6.38g Salami
Fats 25.9g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 2.4g 0g Salami
Calories 336kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Pork jowl
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 4mg Salami
Iron 1.56mg 0.42mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 3mg Salami
Phosphorus 191mg 86mg Salami
Potassium 316mg 148mg Salami
Sodium 1740mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 2.93mg 0.84mg Salami
Copper 0.357mg 0.04mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D 41IU IU Salami
Vitamin D 1µg µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.236mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 4.535mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.25mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.09mg Salami
Folate 3µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 0.82µg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.021mg Salami
Threonine 0.521mg 0.21mg Salami
Isoleucine 0.675mg 0.168mg Salami
Leucine 0.929mg 0.446mg Salami
Lysine 1.107mg 0.528mg Salami
Methionine 0.301mg 0.095mg Salami
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 0.239mg Salami
Valine 0.668mg 0.305mg Salami
Histidine 0.359mg 0.072mg Salami
Cholesterol 89mg 90mg Salami
Trans Fat 0.586g g Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 9.316g 25.26g Salami
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Salami Pork jowl
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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
14
Pork jowl

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
120%
Salami
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Salami
Salami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.944g)
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 jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 1715mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.9)

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 jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.