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

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 Vitamin B12 +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 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% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 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 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

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Bologna sausage 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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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