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Braunschweiger vs. Chicken gizzard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Braunschweiger and Chicken gizzard different?

  • Braunschweiger is higher than Chicken gizzard in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • Braunschweiger covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 794% more than Chicken gizzard.
  • Chicken gizzard is lower in Sodium.

Braunschweiger (a liver sausage), pork and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +251.1%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.2%
Contains more Copper +49.1%
Contains more Manganese +109.5%
Contains more Selenium +41.1%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 420% 8% 72% 18% 128% 77% 80% 21% 317%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Contains more Iron +251.1%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.2%
Contains more Copper +49.1%
Contains more Manganese +109.5%
Contains more Selenium +41.1%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +57.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +857.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +626.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +168.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +622.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +364.8%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1831.7%
Contains more Choline +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 844% 7% 36% 0% 63% 352% 157% 203% 77% 33% 2512% 140% 4%
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% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +857.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +626.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +168.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +622.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +364.8%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1831.7%
Contains more Choline +145.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +963.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +109.6%
Contains more Water +34.2%
15% 29% 3% 51% 3%
Protein: 14.5 g
Fats: 28.5 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 50.6 g
Other: 3.3 g
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +963.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +109.6%
Contains more Water +34.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2311.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +804.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.8%
37% 50% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.307 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.731 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.193 g
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2311.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +804.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Braunschweiger Chicken gizzard Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0g Braunschweiger
Protein 14.5g 30.39g Chicken gizzard
Fats 28.5g 2.68g Braunschweiger
Carbs 3.1g 0g Braunschweiger
Calories 327kcal 154kcal Braunschweiger
Calcium 9mg 17mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 11.2mg 3.19mg Braunschweiger
Magnesium 11mg 3mg Braunschweiger
Phosphorus 168mg 189mg Chicken gizzard
Potassium 199mg 179mg Braunschweiger
Sodium 977mg 56mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 2.81mg 4.42mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.24mg 0.161mg Braunschweiger
Manganese 0.155mg 0.074mg Braunschweiger
Selenium 58µg 41.1µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin A 14051IU 0IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin A RAE 4220µg 0µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin E 0.35mg 0.2mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 48IU 0IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 1.2µg 0µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B1 0.249mg 0.026mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B2 1.525mg 0.21mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B3 8.368mg 3.12mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B5 3.38mg 0.468mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.071mg Braunschweiger
Folate 44µg 5µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B12 20.09µg 1.04µg Braunschweiger
Choline 255.9mg 104.4mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Braunschweiger
Tryptophan 0.145mg Braunschweiger
Threonine 0.534mg Braunschweiger
Isoleucine 0.484mg Braunschweiger
Leucine 1.032mg Braunschweiger
Lysine 0.909mg Braunschweiger
Methionine 0.311mg Braunschweiger
Phenylalanine 0.553mg Braunschweiger
Valine 0.616mg Braunschweiger
Histidine 0.32mg Braunschweiger
Cholesterol 180mg 370mg Braunschweiger
Trans Fat 0.13g Braunschweiger
Saturated Fat 9.307g 0.67g Chicken gizzard
Monounsaturated Fat 12.731g 0.528g Braunschweiger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.193g 0.353g Braunschweiger
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Braunschweiger Chicken gizzard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
340%
Braunschweiger
27%
Chicken gizzard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
114%
Braunschweiger
64%
Chicken gizzard

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 921mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.637g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 190mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Braunschweiger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171621/nutrients
  2. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/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.