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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 Iron +27.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Copper +76.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Contains more Iron +27.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Beef Cervelat
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.