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Bratwurst vs Hot dog - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bratwurst and Hot dog

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Hot dog is richer in Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 46% more.
  • Bratwurst contains 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Hot dog. Bratwurst contains 0.38mg of Vitamin B1, while Hot dog contains 0.055mg.
  • Bratwurst contains less Saturated Fat.

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

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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 +86.2%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Calcium +1314.3%
Contains more Copper +21.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.09
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 30% 14% 11% 33% 33% 89% 143%
Contains more Potassium +86.2%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Calcium +1314.3%
Contains more Copper +21.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.09
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 B2 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +70.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
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% 0% 4% 0% 14% 28% 50% 19% 39% 197% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +590.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +70.1%
Contains more Folate +50%

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
29
Hot dog
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
49
Hot dog

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
62%
Hot dog
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
4%
Hot dog
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
119%
Hot dog

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 Hot dog
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Hot dog
Hot dog is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hot dog
Hot dog is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Hot dog
Hot dog is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hot dog
Hot dog is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 242mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.586g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Hot dog Opinion
Calories 297 290 Bratwurst
Protein 12.2 10.26 Bratwurst
Fats 26.34 25.76 Bratwurst
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2 4.17 Hot dog
Cholesterol 78 77 Hot dog
Vitamin D
Iron 1 1.09 Hot dog
Calcium 7 99 Hot dog
Potassium 283 152 Bratwurst
Magnesium 15 15
Sugar 0 Hot dog
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.097 Hot dog
Zinc 2.47 1.2 Bratwurst
Starch
Phosphorus 130 206 Hot dog
Sodium 848 1090 Bratwurst
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.19 Hot dog
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.38 0.055 Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.121 Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.11 2.665 Bratwurst
Vitamin B5 0.69 0.31 Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2 0.166 Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 2.67 1.57 Bratwurst
Vitamin K
Folate 4 6 Hot dog
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.08 7.666 Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8 11.386 Hot dog
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58 4.404 Hot dog
Tryptophan 0.107 0.111 Hot dog
Threonine 0.465 0.474 Hot dog
Isoleucine 0.485 0.53 Hot dog
Leucine 0.81 0.907 Hot dog
Lysine 0.903 0.963 Hot dog
Methionine 0.364 0.291 Bratwurst
Phenylalanine 0.405 0.445 Hot dog
Valine 0.464 0.555 Hot dog
Histidine 0.395 0.331 Bratwurst
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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. Hot dog - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172968/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.