Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Bologna sausage vs. Headcheese — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

The main differences between Bologna sausage and Headcheese

  • Bologna sausage has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however, Headcheese has more Iron, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Bologna sausage is 42% higher.
  • Headcheese has 127 times less Selenium than Bologna sausage. Bologna sausage has 12.7µg of Selenium, while Headcheese has 0.1µg.
  • Headcheese is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Bologna, pork and Headcheese, pork.

Infographic

Bologna sausage vs Headcheese infographic
Infographic link

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 Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.2%
Contains more Potassium +806.5%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Selenium +12600%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Iron +94.8%
Contains more Copper +52.5%
Equal in Sodium - 941
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27% 5% 70%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 57% 7% 24% 3% 123% 27% 41% 0% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.2%
Contains more Potassium +806.5%
Contains more Zinc +109.3%
Contains more Selenium +12600%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Iron +94.8%
Contains more Copper +52.5%
Equal in Sodium - 941

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.
:
Contains more Vitamin D +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2173.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +786.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.9%
Contains more Choline +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1033.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.25
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% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 30% 1%
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% 5% 27% 0% 6% 27% 9% 0% 44% 2% 132% 57% 9%
Contains more Vitamin D +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2173.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +786.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.9%
Contains more Choline +91.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1033.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.6%
Contains more Fats +82.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +144.8%
Contains more Water +21.8%
Equal in Protein - 13.83
15% 20% 61% 4%
Protein: 15.3 g
Fats: 19.87 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 60.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
14% 11% 74%
Protein: 13.83 g
Fats: 10.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.84 g
Other: 1.43 g
Contains more Protein +10.6%
Contains more Fats +82.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +144.8%
Contains more Water +21.8%
Equal in Protein - 13.83

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +73.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +85.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.3%
37% 52% 11%
Saturated Fat: 6.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.732 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.107 g
34% 55% 11%
Saturated Fat: 3.402 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.601 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.134 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +73.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +85.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Headcheese Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Protein 15.3g 13.83g Bologna sausage
Fats 19.87g 10.9g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Calories 247kcal 157kcal Bologna sausage
Calcium 11mg 16mg Headcheese
Iron 0.77mg 1.5mg Headcheese
Magnesium 14mg 9mg Bologna sausage
Phosphorus 139mg 56mg Bologna sausage
Potassium 281mg 31mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 907mg 941mg Bologna sausage
Zinc 2.03mg 0.97mg Bologna sausage
Copper 0.08mg 0.122mg Headcheese
Manganese 0.036mg Bologna sausage
Selenium 12.7µg 0.1µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.25mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU 37IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg 0.9µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.023mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.115mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 0.44mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.72mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.19mg Bologna sausage
Folate 5µg 2µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 1.05µg Headcheese
Choline 54.4mg 104.1mg Headcheese
Vitamin K 0.3µg 3.4µg Headcheese
Tryptophan 0.149mg Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.641mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.663mg Bologna sausage
Leucine 1.168mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.204mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.412mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.585mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.737mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.482mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 59mg 69mg Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 6.839g 3.402g Headcheese
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 5.601g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 1.134g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bologna sausage Headcheese
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

People also compare

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
42%
Bologna sausage
24%
Headcheese
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Bologna sausage
28%
Headcheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.437g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/nutrients
  2. Headcheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171630/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.