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Bratwurst vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bratwurst and Barbecue chicken

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5 and Zinc, while Barbecue chicken has more Vitamin B3, Selenium and Phosphorus.
  • Bratwurst covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 92% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Bratwurst contains 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Barbecue chicken. While Bratwurst contains 0.38mg of Vitamin B1, Barbecue chicken contains only 0.055mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Barbecue chicken is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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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Contains more Potassium +11%
Contains more Zinc +38.8%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.7%
Contains less Sodium -60.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Contains more Potassium +11%
Contains more Zinc +38.8%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.7%
Contains less Sodium -60.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.95
Equal in Potassium - 255
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 B1 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +353.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +468.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.227
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.191
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% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 334% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +353.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +468.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.227
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.191

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Bratwurst
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
36
Barbecue chicken

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 the food
Protein
73%
Bratwurst
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bratwurst Barbecue chicken
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst Barbecue chicken
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sugars (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 513mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.153g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Bratwurst Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 297 226 Bratwurst
Protein 12.2 22.51 Barbecue chicken
Fats 26.34 15.08 Bratwurst
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2 0.12 Bratwurst
Cholesterol 78 127 Bratwurst
Vitamin D 0 Barbecue chicken
Iron 1 0.95 Bratwurst
Calcium 7 16 Barbecue chicken
Potassium 283 255 Bratwurst
Magnesium 15 21 Barbecue chicken
Sugars 0 0.12 Bratwurst
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.077 Bratwurst
Zinc 2.47 1.78 Bratwurst
Starch 0 Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 130 218 Barbecue chicken
Sodium 848 335 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 0 67 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B1 0.38 0.055 Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.227 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 3.11 5.732 Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.69 0.152 Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2 0.191 Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 2.67 0.47 Bratwurst
Vitamin K 0 Barbecue chicken
Folate 4 8 Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat 0.078 Bratwurst
Saturated Fat 6.08 3.927 Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 8 6.446 Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58 2.038 Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan 0.107 0.173 Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.465 0.657 Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine 0.485 0.853 Barbecue chicken
Leucine 0.81 1.549 Barbecue chicken
Lysine 0.903 1.75 Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.364 0.565 Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.405 0.69 Barbecue chicken
Valine 0.464 0.935 Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.395 0.592 Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04 Barbecue chicken

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.