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Bratwurst vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bratwurst and Bologna sausage

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, however Bologna sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 73% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Bologna, pork.

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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 Iron +29.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Phosphorus - 139
Equal in Potassium - 281
Equal in Sodium - 907
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27%
Contains more Iron +29.9%
Contains more Zinc +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Phosphorus - 139
Equal in Potassium - 281
Equal in Sodium - 907
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 B2 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.72
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.72

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.
Bratwurst Bologna sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Bologna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0.73g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 15.3g Bologna sausage
Fats 26.34g 19.87g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0.73g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 247kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 11mg Bologna sausage
Iron 1mg 0.77mg Bratwurst
Magnesium 15mg 14mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 130mg 139mg Bologna sausage
Potassium 283mg 281mg Bratwurst
Sodium 848mg 907mg Bratwurst
Zinc 2.47mg 2.03mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.157mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 3.9mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.72mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.27mg Bologna sausage
Folate 4µg 5µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 0.93µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.149mg Bologna sausage
Threonine 0.465mg 0.641mg Bologna sausage
Isoleucine 0.485mg 0.663mg Bologna sausage
Leucine 0.81mg 1.168mg Bologna sausage
Lysine 0.903mg 1.204mg Bologna sausage
Methionine 0.364mg 0.412mg Bologna sausage
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 0.585mg Bologna sausage
Valine 0.464mg 0.737mg Bologna sausage
Histidine 0.395mg 0.482mg Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 78mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.08g 6.839g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 9.732g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 2.107g Bologna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bratwurst Bologna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
52
Bratwurst
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
41
Bologna sausage

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
73%
Bratwurst
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
92%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.759g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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

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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.