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Bratwurst vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bratwurst and Chicken meat

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1, while Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 99% higher.
  • Chicken meat contains 10 times less Sodium than Bratwurst. Bratwurst contains 848mg of Sodium, while Chicken meat contains 82mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, 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
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%

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 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +790%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +25%
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% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +790%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +25%

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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
31
Chicken 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
73%
Bratwurst
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
63%
Chicken 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.
Bratwurst Chicken meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Bratwurst Chicken meat
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 766mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.29g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Chicken meat Opinion
Calories 297 239 Bratwurst
Protein 12.2 27.3 Chicken meat
Fats 26.34 13.6 Bratwurst
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 2 0 Bratwurst
Carbs 2 0 Bratwurst
Cholesterol 78 88 Bratwurst
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 1 1.26 Chicken meat
Calcium 7 15 Chicken meat
Potassium 283 223 Bratwurst
Magnesium 15 23 Chicken meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.066 Bratwurst
Zinc 2.47 1.94 Bratwurst
Starch
Phosphorus 130 182 Chicken meat
Sodium 848 82 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0 161 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.38 0.063 Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.168 Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.11 8.487 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.69 1.03 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.2 0.4 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 2.67 0.3 Bratwurst
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 4 5 Chicken meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.08 3.79 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8 5.34 Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58 2.97 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.107 0.305 Chicken meat
Threonine 0.465 1.128 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.485 1.362 Chicken meat
Leucine 0.81 1.986 Chicken meat
Lysine 0.903 2.223 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.364 0.726 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.405 1.061 Chicken meat
Valine 0.464 1.325 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.395 0.802 Chicken meat
Fructose

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.