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Beef vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Beef and Cervelat?

  • Beef is richer in Zinc, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, while Cervelat is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 119% higher.
  • Cervelat has 2 times less Zinc than Beef. Beef has 6.31mg of Zinc, while Cervelat has 2.56mg.
  • Beef is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork types in this comparison.

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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
Beef
7
:
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Copper +76.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +27.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Copper +76.5%

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
Beef
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
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% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.3

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.
Beef Cervelat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 25.93g 17.45g Beef
Fats 15.41g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 250kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.85g Beef
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 9mg Beef
Iron 2.6mg 2.04mg Beef
Magnesium 21mg 14mg Beef
Phosphorus 198mg 111mg Beef
Potassium 318mg 260mg Beef
Sodium 72mg 1300mg Beef
Zinc 6.31mg 2.56mg Beef
Copper 0.085mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Beef
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 2IU 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 0µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.176mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 5.378mg 4.31mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658mg mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.382mg 0.26mg Beef
Folate 9µg 2µg Beef
Vitamin B12 2.64µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.094mg mg Beef
Threonine 0.72mg mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.822mg mg Beef
Leucine 1.45mg mg Beef
Lysine 1.54mg mg Beef
Methionine 0.478mg mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725mg mg Beef
Valine 0.914mg mg Beef
Histidine 0.604mg mg Beef
Cholesterol 88mg 74mg Cervelat
Trans Fat 0.572g g Cervelat
Saturated Fat 5.895g 11.51g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.668g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.484g 1.2g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Cervelat
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
52
Beef
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
55
Beef
56
Cervelat

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
156%
Beef
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef
3%
Cervelat
Fats
71%
Beef
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1228mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.615g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
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. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/nutrients
  2. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.