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Bratwurst vs. Cervelat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bratwurst and Cervelat

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B1, however, Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cervelat covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 118% more than Bratwurst.
  • Cervelat has 3 times less Vitamin B1 than Bratwurst. Bratwurst has 0.38mg of Vitamin B1, while Cervelat has 0.15mg.
  • Bratwurst contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -34.8%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +104%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Selenium +44%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Zinc - 2.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27% 6% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -34.8%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +104%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Selenium +44%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Equal in Potassium - 260
Equal in Zinc - 2.56

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 +153.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106%
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% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0% 0%
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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 44% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +25.4%
Contains more Protein +43%
Contains more Fats +15.5%
Contains more Carbs +66.5%
Contains more Other +28.5%
12% 26% 2% 57% 3%
Protein: 12.2 g
Fats: 26.34 g
Carbs: 2 g
Water: 56.65 g
Other: 2.81 g
17% 30% 3% 45% 4%
Protein: 17.45 g
Fats: 30.43 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 45.18 g
Other: 3.61 g
Contains more Water +25.4%
Contains more Protein +43%
Contains more Fats +15.5%
Contains more Carbs +66.5%
Contains more Other +28.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +31.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +62.1%
39% 51% 10%
Saturated Fat: 6.08 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.58 g
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +31.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +62.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bratwurst Cervelat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 2g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 12.2g 17.45g Cervelat
Fats 26.34g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 2g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 297kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0g 0.85g Bratwurst
Calcium 7mg 9mg Cervelat
Iron 1mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Magnesium 15mg 14mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 130mg 111mg Bratwurst
Potassium 283mg 260mg Bratwurst
Sodium 848mg 1300mg Bratwurst
Zinc 2.47mg 2.56mg Cervelat
Copper 0.08mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Manganese 0.041mg Bratwurst
Selenium 14.1µg 20.3µg Cervelat
Vitamin E 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.15mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 4.31mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.69mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.26mg Cervelat
Folate 4µg 2µg Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Choline 78.9mg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.107mg Bratwurst
Threonine 0.465mg Bratwurst
Isoleucine 0.485mg Bratwurst
Leucine 0.81mg Bratwurst
Lysine 0.903mg Bratwurst
Methionine 0.364mg Bratwurst
Phenylalanine 0.405mg Bratwurst
Valine 0.464mg Bratwurst
Histidine 0.395mg Bratwurst
Cholesterol 78mg 74mg Cervelat
Saturated Fat 6.08g 11.51g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 1.2g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst Cervelat
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
48%
Bratwurst
83%
Cervelat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Bratwurst
56%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cervelat
Cervelat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 452mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.43g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.