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Bologna sausage vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bologna sausage and Bratwurst

  • Bologna sausage has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 73% more.
  • Bratwurst contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bologna, pork and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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 +57.1%
Contains more Iron +29.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 130
Equal in Potassium - 283
Equal in Sodium - 848
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +29.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 130
Equal in Potassium - 283
Equal in Sodium - 848
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 B1 +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.69
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 1%
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% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.69

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.
Bologna sausage Bratwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 15.3g 12.2g Bologna sausage
Fats 19.87g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 0.73g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 247kcal 297kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 7mg Bologna sausage
Iron 0.77mg 1mg Bratwurst
Magnesium 14mg 15mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 139mg 130mg Bologna sausage
Potassium 281mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 907mg 848mg Bratwurst
Zinc 2.03mg 2.47mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.38mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.213mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 3.11mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.72mg 0.69mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.2mg Bologna sausage
Folate 5µg 4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.149mg 0.107mg Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.641mg 0.465mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.663mg 0.485mg Bologna sausage
Leucine 1.168mg 0.81mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.204mg 0.903mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.412mg 0.364mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.585mg 0.405mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.737mg 0.464mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.482mg 0.395mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 59mg 78mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.839g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 8g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 1.58g Bologna sausage

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Bologna sausage Bratwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
43
Bologna sausage
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
41
Bologna sausage
42
Bratwurst

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
92%
Bologna sausage
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
1%
Bologna sausage
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
92%
Bologna sausage
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.759g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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

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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.