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Bockwurst vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bockwurst and Italian sausage

  • Bockwurst has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6, however Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1, and Selenium.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 31% more.
  • Bockwurst has 2 times more Magnesium than Italian sausage. Bockwurst has 26mg of Magnesium, while Italian sausage has 14mg.
  • Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw and Sausage, Italian, pork, raw.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Copper +25%
Equal in Iron - 1.18
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Sodium - 731
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Copper +25%
Equal in Iron - 1.18
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Sodium - 731

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.91
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 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.91

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bockwurst Italian sausage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bockwurst Italian sausage Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 0.65g Bockwurst
Protein 14.03g 14.25g Italian sausage
Fats 25.87g 31.33g Italian sausage
Carbs 2.95g 0.65g Bockwurst
Calories 301kcal 346kcal Italian sausage
Starch 0g g Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g g Bockwurst
Sugar 1.33g g Italian sausage
Fiber 1g 0g Bockwurst
Calcium 41mg 18mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.15mg 1.18mg Italian sausage
Magnesium 26mg 14mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169mg 142mg Bockwurst
Potassium 270mg 253mg Bockwurst
Sodium 756mg 731mg Italian sausage
Zinc 2.07mg 1.79mg Bockwurst
Copper 0.1mg 0.08mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 256IU 0IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0IU IU Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0µg µg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 3.2mg 2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.568mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.168mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 5.616mg 3.25mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891mg 0.51mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378mg 0.3mg Bockwurst
Folate 17µg 8µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86µg 0.91µg Italian sausage
Vitamin K 70.2µg µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 153mg 0.114mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613mg 0.563mg Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.677mg 0.52mg Bockwurst
Leucine 1.107mg 0.956mg Bockwurst
Lysine 1.166mg 1.083mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.333mg 0.346mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.556mg 0.477mg Bockwurst
Valine 0.767mg 0.572mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.513mg 0.411mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 93mg 76mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.256g 11.27g Bockwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138g 14.34g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328g 4.03g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
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Bockwurst Italian sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
56
Bockwurst
39
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
45
Bockwurst
39
Italian sausage

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
84%
Bockwurst
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
3%
Bockwurst
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
119%
Bockwurst
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/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.