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Bologna sausage vs. Turkey breast — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bologna sausage and Turkey breast

  • Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12, however, Turkey breast is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Bologna sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 39% higher.
  • Bologna sausage has 15 times more Sodium than Turkey breast. While Bologna sausage has 907mg of Sodium, Turkey breast has only 59mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Bologna, pork and Turkey, all classes, breast, meat and skin, raw.

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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 Zinc +29.3%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +55.8%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Selenium +76.4%
Equal in Potassium - 275
Equal in Copper - 0.074
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 4% 45% 18% 80% 25% 8% 43% 25% 3% 123%
Contains more Zinc +29.3%
Contains more Manganese +100%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +55.8%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Selenium +76.4%
Equal in Potassium - 275
Equal in Copper - 0.074

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 B1 +801.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.8%
Contains more Folate +40%
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 1% 0% 0% 0% 15% 27% 98% 38% 111% 6% 53% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +801.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.8%
Contains more Folate +40%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +183%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +236.5%
Contains more Protein +43.1%
Contains more Water +15.6%
15% 20% 61% 4%
Protein: 15.3 g
Fats: 19.87 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 60.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
22% 7% 70%
Protein: 21.89 g
Fats: 7.02 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.05 g
Other: 1.04 g
Contains more Fats +183%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +236.5%
Contains more Protein +43.1%
Contains more Water +15.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +265.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +26.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.1%
37% 52% 11%
Saturated Fat: 6.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.732 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.107 g
31% 43% 27%
Saturated Fat: 1.91 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.66 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.66 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +265.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +26.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.1%

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 Turkey breast
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bologna sausage Turkey breast Opinion
Net carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Protein 15.3g 21.89g Turkey breast
Fats 19.87g 7.02g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0.73g 0g Bologna sausage
Calories 247kcal 157kcal Bologna sausage
Calcium 11mg 13mg Turkey breast
Iron 0.77mg 1.2mg Turkey breast
Magnesium 14mg 24mg Turkey breast
Phosphorus 139mg 186mg Turkey breast
Potassium 281mg 275mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 907mg 59mg Turkey breast
Zinc 2.03mg 1.57mg Bologna sausage
Copper 0.08mg 0.074mg Bologna sausage
Manganese 0.036mg 0.018mg Bologna sausage
Selenium 12.7µg 22.4µg Turkey breast
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Turkey breast
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Turkey breast
Vitamin E 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.523mg 0.058mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.157mg 0.115mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B3 3.9mg 5.2mg Turkey breast
Vitamin B5 0.72mg 0.621mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.27mg 0.48mg Turkey breast
Folate 5µg 7µg Turkey breast
Vitamin B12 0.93µg 0.42µg Bologna sausage
Choline 54.4mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.149mg 0.242mg Turkey breast
Threonine 0.641mg 0.957mg Turkey breast
Isoleucine 0.663mg 1.099mg Turkey breast
Leucine 1.168mg 1.704mg Turkey breast
Lysine 1.204mg 1.996mg Turkey breast
Methionine 0.412mg 0.616mg Turkey breast
Phenylalanine 0.585mg 0.857mg Turkey breast
Valine 0.737mg 1.141mg Turkey breast
Histidine 0.482mg 0.66mg Turkey breast
Cholesterol 59mg 65mg Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 6.839g 1.91g Turkey breast
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.01g Turkey breast
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.01g Turkey breast
Monounsaturated Fat 9.732g 2.66g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.107g 1.66g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bologna sausage Turkey breast
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
27%
Turkey breast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Bologna sausage
37%
Turkey breast

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast contains less Sodium (difference - 848mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey breast
Turkey breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.929g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
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 minerals?
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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. Turkey breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171093/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.