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Blood sausage vs. Beefsteak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Blood sausage and Beefsteak different?

  • Blood sausage is higher in Iron, however, Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Blood sausage is 60% higher.
  • Blood sausage contains 12 times more Sodium than Beefsteak. While Blood sausage contains 680mg of Sodium, Beefsteak contains only 57mg.

Blood sausage and Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled are the varieties used 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 +292.6%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +868.2%
Contains more Potassium +794.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +273.1%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Selenium +85.8%
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 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Contains more Iron +292.6%
Contains more Manganese +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +868.2%
Contains more Potassium +794.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +273.1%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Selenium +85.8%
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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Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +481.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1362.5%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38%
Contains more Choline +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.14
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 0% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +481.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1362.5%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +38%
Contains more Choline +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.14

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +128.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1000%
Contains more Protein +83%
Contains more Water +22.5%
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
Contains more Fats +128.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1000%
Contains more Protein +83%
Contains more Water +22.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +152.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +517.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.6%
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +152.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +517.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.6%

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 Beefsteak
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 Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 1.29g 0g Blood sausage
Protein 14.6g 26.72g Beefsteak
Fats 34.5g 15.11g Blood sausage
Carbs 1.29g 0g Blood sausage
Calories 379kcal 250kcal Blood sausage
Sugar 1.29g 0g Beefsteak
Calcium 6mg 22mg Beefsteak
Iron 6.4mg 1.63mg Blood sausage
Magnesium 8mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 22mg 213mg Beefsteak
Potassium 38mg 340mg Beefsteak
Sodium 680mg 57mg Beefsteak
Zinc 1.3mg 4.85mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.04mg 0.073mg Beefsteak
Manganese 0.01mg 0.009mg Blood sausage
Selenium 15.5µg 28.8µg Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.45mg Beefsteak
Vitamin D 52IU Blood sausage
Vitamin D 1.3µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.078mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.14mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 6.978mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.527mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.585mg Beefsteak
Folate 5µg 8µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 1µg 1.38µg Beefsteak
Choline 72.8mg 101.8mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.173mg Blood sausage
Threonine 0.57mg 1.054mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.32mg 1.201mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.39mg 2.099mg Beefsteak
Lysine 1.05mg 2.23mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.2mg 0.687mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.82mg 1.042mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.02mg 1.309mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.71mg 0.842mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 120mg 79mg Beefsteak
Saturated Fat 13.4g 5.951g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 15.9g 6.298g Blood sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.56g Blood sausage

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Blood sausage Beefsteak
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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
46%
Beefsteak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Blood sausage
53%
Beefsteak

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?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 623mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.449g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak 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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168720/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.