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Blood sausage vs. Beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Blood sausage and Beef

  • Blood sausage has more Iron, however, Beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 134% more.
  • Blood sausage has 13 times more Sodium than Beef. Blood sausage has 680mg of Sodium, while Beef has 54mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Blood sausage and Beef, loin, tenderloin roast, separable lean only, boneless, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted.

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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 +110.5%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +1077.3%
Contains more Potassium +826.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +184.6%
Contains more Copper +142.5%
Contains more Selenium +63.9%
Equal in Manganese - 0.009
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 240% 6% 10% 4% 89% 36% 14% 2% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 114% 10% 111% 32% 8% 101% 33% 2% 139%
Contains more Iron +110.5%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +1077.3%
Contains more Potassium +826.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Contains more Zinc +184.6%
Contains more Copper +142.5%
Contains more Selenium +63.9%
Equal in Manganese - 0.009

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.
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Beef
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1572.5%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +321%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Choline - 75.6
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% 3% 39% 0% 18% 30% 23% 36% 10% 4% 126% 40% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 3% 0% 19% 93% 108% 29% 155% 6% 527% 42% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1572.5%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +321%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Choline - 75.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +427.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1055%
Contains more Protein +88.7%
Contains more Water +38.9%
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
28% 7% 66%
Protein: 27.55 g
Fats: 6.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 65.71 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Fats +427.5%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1055%
Contains more Protein +88.7%
Contains more Water +38.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +481.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +550.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.6%
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
44% 47% 9%
Saturated Fat: 2.595 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.734 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.532 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +481.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +550.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Blood sausage Beef
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blood sausage Beef Opinion
Net carbs 1.29g 0g Blood sausage
Protein 14.6g 27.55g Beef
Fats 34.5g 6.54g Blood sausage
Carbs 1.29g 0g Blood sausage
Calories 379kcal 169kcal Blood sausage
Sugar 1.29g 0g Beef
Calcium 6mg 13mg Beef
Iron 6.4mg 3.04mg Blood sausage
Magnesium 8mg 14mg Beef
Phosphorus 22mg 259mg Beef
Potassium 38mg 352mg Beef
Sodium 680mg 54mg Beef
Zinc 1.3mg 3.7mg Beef
Copper 0.04mg 0.097mg Beef
Manganese 0.01mg 0.009mg Blood sausage
Selenium 15.5µg 25.4µg Beef
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beef
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Beef
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.25mg Beef
Vitamin D 52IU 3IU Blood sausage
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.1µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.074mg Beef
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.4mg Beef
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 5.76mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.481mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.669mg Beef
Folate 5µg 7µg Beef
Vitamin B12 1µg 4.21µg Beef
Choline 72.8mg 75.6mg Beef
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.359mg Beef
Threonine 0.57mg 1.534mg Beef
Isoleucine 0.32mg 1.52mg Beef
Leucine 1.39mg 2.833mg Beef
Lysine 1.05mg 3.178mg Beef
Methionine 0.2mg 0.871mg Beef
Phenylalanine 0.82mg 1.299mg Beef
Valine 1.02mg 1.603mg Beef
Histidine 0.71mg 1.244mg Beef
Cholesterol 120mg 85mg Beef
Trans Fat 0.375g Blood sausage
Saturated Fat 13.4g 2.595g Beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.002g Beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.002g Beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.011g Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 15.9g 2.734g Blood sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.532g Blood sausage
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.349g Beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.013g Beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.017g Beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blood sausage Beef
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
25%
Blood sausage
76%
Beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Blood sausage
55%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 626mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.805g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Blood sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171618/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174006/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.