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Bockwurst vs. Ground beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bockwurst and Ground beef

  • Bockwurst has more Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, while Ground beef has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron.
  • Ground beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 68% higher.
  • Ground beef contains 24 times less Vitamin K than Bockwurst. Bockwurst contains 70.2µg of Vitamin K, while Ground beef contains 2.9µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Ground beef is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 Calcium +24.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains more Manganese +1800%
Contains more Iron +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Zinc +182.1%
Contains more Selenium +69%
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34% 23% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27% 2% 105%
Contains more Calcium +24.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains more Manganese +1800%
Contains more Iron +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Zinc +182.1%
Contains more Selenium +69%
Equal in Phosphorus - 166

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 +2744.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2744.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2320.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +68.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +12.1%
Contains more Protein +70.1%
Equal in Water - 58.37
14% 26% 3% 54% 3%
Protein: 14.03 g
Fats: 25.87 g
Carbs: 2.95 g
Water: 54.47 g
Other: 2.68 g
24% 15% 58% 2%
Protein: 23.87 g
Fats: 15.37 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 58.37 g
Other: 2.39 g
Contains more Fats +68.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +12.1%
Contains more Protein +70.1%
Equal in Water - 58.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +79.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +470.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.8%
40% 51% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.256 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.328 g
44% 53% 3%
Saturated Fat: 6.073 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.408 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +79.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +470.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -40.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bockwurst Ground beef Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 0g Bockwurst
Protein 14.03g 23.87g Ground beef
Fats 25.87g 15.37g Bockwurst
Carbs 2.95g 0g Bockwurst
Calories 301kcal 241kcal Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 1.33g 0g Ground beef
Fiber 1g 0g Bockwurst
Calcium 41mg 33mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.15mg 2.27mg Ground beef
Magnesium 26mg 17mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169mg 166mg Bockwurst
Potassium 270mg 241mg Bockwurst
Sodium 756mg 73mg Ground beef
Zinc 2.07mg 5.84mg Ground beef
Copper 0.1mg 0.079mg Bockwurst
Manganese 0.171mg 0.009mg Bockwurst
Selenium 11.3µg 19.1µg Ground beef
Vitamin A 256IU 9IU Bockwurst
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 3µg Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.12mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0IU 2IU Ground beef
Vitamin C 3.2mg 0mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.051mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.171mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 5.616mg 4.026mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891mg 0.512mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378mg 0.311mg Bockwurst
Folate 17µg 7µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86µg 2.49µg Ground beef
Vitamin K 70.2µg 2.9µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 153mg 0.121mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613mg 0.923mg Ground beef
Isoleucine 0.677mg 1.055mg Ground beef
Leucine 1.107mg 1.861mg Ground beef
Lysine 1.166mg 1.976mg Ground beef
Methionine 0.333mg 0.614mg Ground beef
Phenylalanine 0.556mg 0.931mg Ground beef
Valine 0.767mg 1.172mg Ground beef
Histidine 0.513mg 0.775mg Ground beef
Cholesterol 93mg 88mg Ground beef
Trans Fat 1.173g Bockwurst
Saturated Fat 10.256g 6.073g Ground beef
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138g 7.322g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328g 0.408g Bockwurst
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.008g Ground beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bockwurst Ground 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
56%
Bockwurst
46%
Ground beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Bockwurst
50%
Ground beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground beef
Ground beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground beef
Ground beef contains less Sodium (difference - 683mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground beef
Ground beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground beef
Ground beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.183g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground beef
Ground beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/nutrients
  2. Ground beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.