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Blood sausage vs. Braunschweiger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Blood sausage and Braunschweiger different?

  • Braunschweiger has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Choline, Vitamin B6, and Copper than Blood sausage.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Braunschweiger is 795% higher.

Blood sausage and Braunschweiger (a liver sausage), pork 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 less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +663.6%
Contains more Potassium +423.7%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Copper +500%
Contains more Manganese +1450%
Contains more Selenium +274.2%
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 3% 420% 8% 72% 18% 128% 77% 80% 21% 317%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +663.6%
Contains more Potassium +423.7%
Contains more Zinc +116.2%
Contains more Copper +500%
Contains more Manganese +1450%
Contains more Selenium +274.2%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1073.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +597.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +463.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +725%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1909%
Contains more Choline +251.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
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 844% 7% 36% 0% 63% 352% 157% 203% 77% 33% 2512% 140% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1073.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +597.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +463.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +725%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1909%
Contains more Choline +251.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +21.1%
Contains more Carbs +140.3%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Equal in Protein - 14.5
Equal in Water - 50.6
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
15% 29% 3% 51% 3%
Protein: 14.5 g
Fats: 28.5 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 50.6 g
Other: 3.3 g
Contains more Fats +21.1%
Contains more Carbs +140.3%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Equal in Protein - 14.5
Equal in Water - 50.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +24.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.193
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
37% 50% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.307 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.731 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.193 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +24.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.193

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 Braunschweiger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blood sausage Braunschweiger Opinion
Net carbs 1.29g 3.1g Braunschweiger
Protein 14.6g 14.5g Blood sausage
Fats 34.5g 28.5g Blood sausage
Carbs 1.29g 3.1g Braunschweiger
Calories 379kcal 327kcal Blood sausage
Sugar 1.29g 0g Braunschweiger
Calcium 6mg 9mg Braunschweiger
Iron 6.4mg 11.2mg Braunschweiger
Magnesium 8mg 11mg Braunschweiger
Phosphorus 22mg 168mg Braunschweiger
Potassium 38mg 199mg Braunschweiger
Sodium 680mg 977mg Blood sausage
Zinc 1.3mg 2.81mg Braunschweiger
Copper 0.04mg 0.24mg Braunschweiger
Manganese 0.01mg 0.155mg Braunschweiger
Selenium 15.5µg 58µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin A 0IU 14051IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 4220µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.35mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 52IU 48IU Blood sausage
Vitamin D 1.3µg 1.2µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.249mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 1.525mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 8.368mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 3.38mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.33mg Braunschweiger
Folate 5µg 44µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B12 1µg 20.09µg Braunschweiger
Choline 72.8mg 255.9mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin K 0µg 1.6µg Braunschweiger
Tryptophan 0.18mg 0.145mg Blood sausage
Threonine 0.57mg 0.534mg Blood sausage
Isoleucine 0.32mg 0.484mg Braunschweiger
Leucine 1.39mg 1.032mg Blood sausage
Lysine 1.05mg 0.909mg Blood sausage
Methionine 0.2mg 0.311mg Braunschweiger
Phenylalanine 0.82mg 0.553mg Blood sausage
Valine 1.02mg 0.616mg Blood sausage
Histidine 0.71mg 0.32mg Blood sausage
Cholesterol 120mg 180mg Blood sausage
Saturated Fat 13.4g 9.307g Braunschweiger
Monounsaturated Fat 15.9g 12.731g Blood sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 3.193g Blood sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blood sausage Braunschweiger
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
340%
Braunschweiger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Blood sausage
114%
Braunschweiger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.093g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 297mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Braunschweiger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171621/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.