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Blood sausage vs. Chicken gizzard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Blood sausage and Chicken gizzard different?

  • Blood sausage is higher in Iron, and Vitamin D, however, Chicken gizzard is richer in Selenium, Zinc, Phosphorus, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Cholesterol from Chicken gizzard is 83% higher.
  • Chicken gizzard has less Saturated Fat.

Blood sausage and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered 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 +100.6%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +759.1%
Contains more Potassium +371.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Copper +302.5%
Contains more Manganese +640%
Contains more Selenium +165.2%
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 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Contains more Iron +100.6%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +759.1%
Contains more Potassium +371.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Copper +302.5%
Contains more Manganese +640%
Contains more Selenium +165.2%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.5%
Contains more Choline +43.4%
Equal in Folate - 5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.04
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% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.5%
Contains more Choline +43.4%
Equal in Folate - 5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +1187.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +108.2%
Contains more Water +43.6%
15% 35% 47% 2%
Protein: 14.6 g
Fats: 34.5 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 47.3 g
Other: 2.31 g
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +1187.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +108.2%
Contains more Water +43.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2911.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +880.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95%
41% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 13.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2911.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +880.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blood sausage Chicken gizzard Opinion
Net carbs 1.29g 0g Blood sausage
Protein 14.6g 30.39g Chicken gizzard
Fats 34.5g 2.68g Blood sausage
Carbs 1.29g 0g Blood sausage
Calories 379kcal 154kcal Blood sausage
Sugar 1.29g 0g Chicken gizzard
Calcium 6mg 17mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 6.4mg 3.19mg Blood sausage
Magnesium 8mg 3mg Blood sausage
Phosphorus 22mg 189mg Chicken gizzard
Potassium 38mg 179mg Chicken gizzard
Sodium 680mg 56mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 1.3mg 4.42mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.04mg 0.161mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.01mg 0.074mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 15.5µg 41.1µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.2mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin D 52IU 0IU Blood sausage
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0µg Blood sausage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.026mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.21mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B3 1.2mg 3.12mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.468mg Blood sausage
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.071mg Chicken gizzard
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 1µg 1.04µg Chicken gizzard
Choline 72.8mg 104.4mg Chicken gizzard
Tryptophan 0.18mg Blood sausage
Threonine 0.57mg Blood sausage
Isoleucine 0.32mg Blood sausage
Leucine 1.39mg Blood sausage
Lysine 1.05mg Blood sausage
Methionine 0.2mg Blood sausage
Phenylalanine 0.82mg Blood sausage
Valine 1.02mg Blood sausage
Histidine 0.71mg Blood sausage
Cholesterol 120mg 370mg Blood sausage
Trans Fat 0.13g Blood sausage
Saturated Fat 13.4g 0.67g Chicken gizzard
Monounsaturated Fat 15.9g 0.528g Blood sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.353g Blood sausage
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blood sausage Chicken gizzard
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
27%
Chicken gizzard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Blood sausage
64%
Chicken gizzard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 624mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.73g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 250mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blood sausage
Blood sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/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.