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Bologna sausage vs. Lamb shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bologna sausage and Lamb shoulder?

  • Bologna sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, yet Lamb shoulder is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Lamb shoulder's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 68% higher.
  • Bologna sausage has 14 times more Sodium than Lamb shoulder. Bologna sausage has 907mg of Sodium, while Lamb shoulder has 65mg.

We used Bologna, pork and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted types in this comparison.

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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 Manganese +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Zinc +120.7%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Potassium - 259
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 6% 77% 17% 79% 23% 9% 123% 38% 3% 139%
Contains more Manganese +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains more Iron +163.6%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Zinc +120.7%
Contains more Copper +41.3%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Potassium - 259

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 E +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +481.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.8%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.71
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% 3% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +481.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.8%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.2%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.71

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +167.2%
Contains more Protein +47.3%
Equal in Fats - 20.24
Equal in Water - 55.92
15% 20% 61% 4%
Protein: 15.3 g
Fats: 19.87 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 60.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +167.2%
Contains more Protein +47.3%
Equal in Fats - 20.24
Equal in Water - 55.92

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.9%
37% 52% 11%
Saturated Fat: 6.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.732 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.107 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +17.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30.9%

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 Lamb shoulder
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Lamb shoulder Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Protein 15.3g 22.53g Lamb shoulder
Fats 19.87g 20.24g Lamb shoulder
Carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Calories 247kcal 279kcal Lamb shoulder
Calcium 11mg 18mg Lamb shoulder
Iron 0.77mg 2.03mg Lamb shoulder
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Lamb shoulder
Phosphorus 139mg 183mg Lamb shoulder
Potassium 281mg 259mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 907mg 65mg Lamb shoulder
Zinc 2.03mg 4.48mg Lamb shoulder
Copper 0.08mg 0.113mg Lamb shoulder
Manganese 0.036mg 0.021mg Bologna sausage
Selenium 12.7µg 25.4µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.14mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.09mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.25mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 6.66mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B5 0.72mg 0.71mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.12mg Bologna sausage
Folate 5µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 2.55µg Lamb shoulder
Choline 54.4mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.149mg 0.263mg Lamb shoulder
Threonine 0.641mg 0.964mg Lamb shoulder
Isoleucine 0.663mg 1.087mg Lamb shoulder
Leucine 1.168mg 1.753mg Lamb shoulder
Lysine 1.204mg 1.99mg Lamb shoulder
Methionine 0.412mg 0.578mg Lamb shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.585mg 0.917mg Lamb shoulder
Valine 0.737mg 1.216mg Lamb shoulder
Histidine 0.482mg 0.714mg Lamb shoulder
Cholesterol 59mg 92mg Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 6.839g 8.74g Bologna sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 8.3g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 1.61g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
42%
Bologna sausage
47%
Lamb shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Bologna sausage
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 842mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.901g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/nutrients
  2. Lamb shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.