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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
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Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Equal in Iron - 1.18
Equal in Potassium - 253
Equal in Sodium - 731
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 13% 24% 19% 34% 57% 73% 99%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
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 C +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 16% 8% 0% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 108% 176% 13%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
84%
Bockwurst
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
3%
Bockwurst
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
119%
Bockwurst
145%
Italian sausage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bockwurst Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Bockwurst Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 301 346 Italian sausage
Protein 14.03 14.25 Italian sausage
Fats 25.87 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 3.2 2 Bockwurst
Carbs 2.95 0.65 Bockwurst
Cholesterol 93 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 0 Bockwurst
Iron 1.15 1.18 Italian sausage
Calcium 41 18 Bockwurst
Potassium 270 253 Bockwurst
Magnesium 26 14 Bockwurst
Sugars 1.33 Italian sausage
Fiber 1 0 Bockwurst
Copper 0.1 0.08 Bockwurst
Zinc 2.07 1.79 Bockwurst
Starch 0 Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169 142 Bockwurst
Sodium 756 731 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 256 0 Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38 Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0 Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.193 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.168 Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 5.616 3.25 Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891 0.51 Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378 0.3 Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86 0.91 Italian sausage
Vitamin K 70.2 Bockwurst
Folate 17 8 Bockwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 10.256 11.27 Bockwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 153 0.114 Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613 0.563 Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.677 0.52 Bockwurst
Leucine 1.107 0.956 Bockwurst
Lysine 1.166 1.083 Bockwurst
Methionine 0.333 0.346 Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.556 0.477 Bockwurst
Valine 0.767 0.572 Bockwurst
Histidine 0.513 0.411 Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01 Bockwurst

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 of 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.