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Bologna sausage vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bologna sausage and Meat

  • Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D, however Meat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 46% higher.
  • Bologna sausage has 16 times more Sodium than Meat. While Bologna sausage has 907mg of Sodium, Meat has only 57mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Bologna, pork and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted.

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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 +83.3%
Contains more Iron +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +19.2%
Contains more Copper +38.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +19.2%
Contains more Copper +38.8%

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.7%
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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Protein 15.3g 26.17g Meat
Fats 19.87g 3.51g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Calories 247kcal 143kcal Bologna sausage
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg 6mg Bologna sausage
Iron 0.77mg 1.15mg Meat
Magnesium 14mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 139mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 281mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 907mg 57mg Meat
Zinc 2.03mg 2.42mg Meat
Copper 0.08mg 0.111mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.08mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU 10IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg 0.2µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 0.72mg 1.012mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 5µg 0µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 0.57µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.149mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine 0.641mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 0.663mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 1.168mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 1.204mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.412mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.585mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 0.737mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.482mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 59mg 73mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g 0.033g Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 6.839g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 1.334g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 0.506g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bologna sausage Meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
41
Bologna sausage
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Bologna sausage
0%
Meat
Fats
92%
Bologna sausage
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 850mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.641g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 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

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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.