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Bologna sausage vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bologna sausage and Chicken meat different?

  • Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D, however Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Bologna sausage is 38% higher.
  • Bologna sausage contains 28 times more Vitamin D than Chicken meat. While Bologna sausage contains 56IU of Vitamin D, Chicken meat contains only 2IU.
  • Chicken meat has less Sodium.

Bologna, pork and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Potassium +26%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Iron +63.6%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Equal in Zinc - 1.94
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 4% 25% 10% 27% 56% 60% 119%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Potassium +26%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Iron +63.6%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Equal in Zinc - 1.94

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 6% 42% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 117% 1% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Folate - 5

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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Bologna sausage
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Bologna sausage
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
92%
Bologna sausage
63%
Chicken meat

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 Chicken meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Bologna sausage Chicken meat
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 contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 825mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.049g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 247 239 Bologna sausage
Protein 15.3 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 19.87 13.6 Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.73 0 Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 59 88 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56 2 Bologna sausage
Iron 0.77 1.26 Chicken meat
Calcium 11 15 Chicken meat
Potassium 281 223 Bologna sausage
Magnesium 14 23 Chicken meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.066 Bologna sausage
Zinc 2.03 1.94 Bologna sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 139 182 Chicken meat
Sodium 907 82 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.26 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 1.4 0 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.523 0.063 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157 0.168 Chicken meat
Vitamin B3 3.9 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.72 1.03 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.27 0.4 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.93 0.3 Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.839 3.79 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732 5.34 Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107 2.97 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.149 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 0.641 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.663 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.168 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 1.204 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.412 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.585 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 0.737 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.482 0.802 Chicken meat
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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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.