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Bockwurst vs. Pork hock — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bockwurst and Pork hock

  • Bockwurst is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, yet Pork hock is richer in Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Bockwurst is 59% higher.
  • Bockwurst contains 6 times more Vitamin B6 than Pork hock. Bockwurst contains 0.378mg of Vitamin B6, while Pork hock contains 0.064mg.
  • Pork hock contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw and Pork, pickled pork hocks.

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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 +115.8%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +181.7%
Contains more Potassium +474.5%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Manganese +677.3%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Selenium +132.7%
Equal in Iron - 1.14
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 6% 43% 5% 26% 5% 137% 65% 28% 3% 144%
Contains more Calcium +115.8%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +181.7%
Contains more Potassium +474.5%
Contains less Sodium -28%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Manganese +677.3%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Selenium +132.7%
Equal in Iron - 1.14

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 +236.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +490.6%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 26% 176%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 4% 0% 0% 20% 16% 21% 21% 15% 1% 64% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +236.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +141.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +242.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +410.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +490.6%
Contains more Folate +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +145.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +15%
Contains more Protein +36.2%
Contains more Water +24.9%
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
19% 11% 68% 2%
Protein: 19.11 g
Fats: 10.54 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.02 g
Other: 2.33 g
Contains more Fats +145.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +15%
Contains more Protein +36.2%
Contains more Water +24.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +155.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.5%
40% 51% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.256 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.328 g
34% 54% 13%
Saturated Fat: 3.231 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.198 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +155.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bockwurst Pork hock Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 0g Bockwurst
Protein 14.03g 19.11g Pork hock
Fats 25.87g 10.54g Bockwurst
Carbs 2.95g 0g Bockwurst
Calories 301kcal 171kcal Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g 0g Bockwurst
Sugar 1.33g 0g Pork hock
Fiber 1g 0g Bockwurst
Calcium 41mg 19mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.15mg 1.14mg Bockwurst
Magnesium 26mg 6mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169mg 60mg Bockwurst
Potassium 270mg 47mg Bockwurst
Sodium 756mg 1050mg Bockwurst
Zinc 2.07mg 2.38mg Pork hock
Copper 0.1mg 0.082mg Bockwurst
Manganese 0.171mg 0.022mg Bockwurst
Selenium 11.3µg 26.3µg Pork hock
Vitamin A 256IU 76IU Bockwurst
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 23µg Pork hock
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.17mg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 3.2mg 0mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.08mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.068mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 5.616mg 1.1mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891mg 0.344mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378mg 0.064mg Bockwurst
Folate 17µg 1µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86µg 0.51µg Bockwurst
Choline 46.4mg Bockwurst
Vitamin K 70.2µg 0µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 153mg 0.038mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613mg 0.516mg Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.677mg 0.325mg Bockwurst
Leucine 1.107mg 0.841mg Bockwurst
Lysine 1.166mg 0.822mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.333mg 0.211mg Bockwurst
Phenylalanine 0.556mg 0.554mg Bockwurst
Valine 0.767mg 0.478mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.513mg 0.211mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 93mg 89mg Pork hock
Trans Fat 0.113g Bockwurst
Saturated Fat 10.256g 3.231g Pork hock
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138g 5.134g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328g 1.198g Bockwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.045g Pork hock
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.986g Pork hock
Omega-3 - ALA 0.042g Pork hock

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bockwurst Pork hock
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
54%
Bockwurst
13%
Pork hock
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Bockwurst
46%
Pork hock

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork hock
Pork hock is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 294mg)
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 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. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/nutrients
  2. Pork hock - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169157/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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