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Bockwurst vs. Porterhouse steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bockwurst and Porterhouse steak

  • Bockwurst is higher in Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, yet Porterhouse steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Selenium, and Choline.
  • Porterhouse steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 55% more than Bockwurst.
  • Bockwurst contains 12 times more Sodium than Porterhouse steak. While Bockwurst contains 756mg of Sodium, Porterhouse steak contains only 65mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw and Beef, short loin, porterhouse steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled.

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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 +485.7%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Manganese +1040%
Contains more Iron +155.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.2%
Contains more Potassium +10.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Zinc +120.3%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Selenium +73.5%
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 3% 111% 16% 83% 27% 9% 125% 44% 2% 107%
Contains more Calcium +485.7%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Manganese +1040%
Contains more Iron +155.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.2%
Contains more Potassium +10.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Zinc +120.3%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Selenium +73.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +153.5%
Contains more Choline +96.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.228
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.365
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 25% 53% 79% 19% 85% 6% 273% 50% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +153.5%
Contains more Choline +96.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.228
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.365

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +34.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +27%
Contains more Protein +70.8%
Equal in Water - 54.66
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% 19% 55% 2%
Protein: 23.96 g
Fats: 19.27 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 54.66 g
Other: 2.11 g
Contains more Fats +34.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +27%
Contains more Protein +70.8%
Equal in Water - 54.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +237.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.1%
40% 51% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.256 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.328 g
44% 52% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.271 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.65 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.69 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +237.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bockwurst Porterhouse steak Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 0g Bockwurst
Protein 14.03g 23.96g Porterhouse steak
Fats 25.87g 19.27g Bockwurst
Carbs 2.95g 0g Bockwurst
Calories 301kcal 276kcal Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 1.33g 0g Porterhouse steak
Fiber 1g 0g Bockwurst
Calcium 41mg 7mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.15mg 2.94mg Porterhouse steak
Magnesium 26mg 22mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169mg 193mg Porterhouse steak
Potassium 270mg 299mg Porterhouse steak
Sodium 756mg 65mg Porterhouse steak
Zinc 2.07mg 4.56mg Porterhouse steak
Copper 0.1mg 0.13mg Porterhouse steak
Manganese 0.171mg 0.015mg Bockwurst
Selenium 11.3µg 19.6µg Porterhouse steak
Vitamin A 256IU 0IU Bockwurst
Vitamin A RAE 15µg 0µg Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.18mg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 3.2mg 0mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.099mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.228mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 5.616mg 4.21mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891mg 0.314mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378mg 0.365mg Bockwurst
Folate 17µg 7µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86µg 2.18µg Porterhouse steak
Choline 46.4mg 91.3mg Porterhouse steak
Vitamin K 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 153mg 0.259mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613mg 1.104mg Porterhouse steak
Isoleucine 0.677mg 1.228mg Porterhouse steak
Leucine 1.107mg 2.105mg Porterhouse steak
Lysine 1.166mg 2.233mg Porterhouse steak
Methionine 0.333mg 0.676mg Porterhouse steak
Phenylalanine 0.556mg 1.033mg Porterhouse steak
Valine 0.767mg 1.288mg Porterhouse steak
Histidine 0.513mg 0.775mg Porterhouse steak
Cholesterol 93mg 67mg Porterhouse steak
Saturated Fat 10.256g 7.271g Porterhouse steak
Monounsaturated Fat 13.138g 8.65g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.328g 0.69g Bockwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bockwurst Porterhouse steak
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
45%
Porterhouse steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Bockwurst
52%
Porterhouse steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porterhouse steak
Porterhouse steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Porterhouse steak
Porterhouse steak contains less Sodium (difference - 691mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Porterhouse steak
Porterhouse steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porterhouse steak
Porterhouse steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.985g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Porterhouse steak
Porterhouse steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/nutrients
  2. Porterhouse steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169459/nutrients

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

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