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Bologna sausage vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bologna sausage and Kielbasa

  • Bologna sausage has more Monounsaturated Fat, however Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Kielbasa is 16% higher.
  • Bologna sausage is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Bologna, pork and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, 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 less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +61%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -24.4%
Contains more Iron +61%

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 C +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 15.3g 13.1g Bologna sausage
Fats 19.87g 17.6g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0.73g 3.9g Kielbasa
Calories 247kcal 226kcal Bologna sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg mg Bologna sausage
Iron 0.77mg 1.24mg Kielbasa
Magnesium 14mg mg Bologna sausage
Phosphorus 139mg mg Bologna sausage
Potassium 281mg mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 907mg 1200mg Bologna sausage
Zinc 2.03mg mg Bologna sausage
Copper 0.08mg mg Bologna sausage
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 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.523mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B3 3.9mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.72mg mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.27mg mg Bologna sausage
Folate 5µg µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 0.93µg µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.149mg mg Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.641mg mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.663mg mg Bologna sausage
Leucine 1.168mg mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 1.204mg mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.412mg mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.585mg mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.737mg mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.482mg mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 59mg 70mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.839g 6.23g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 8.27g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 2.33g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bologna sausage Kielbasa
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
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
41
Bologna sausage
25
Kielbasa

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
1%
Bologna sausage
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
92%
Bologna sausage
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.609g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 293mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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 - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.