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Braunschweiger vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Braunschweiger and Lamb?

  • Lamb has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Choline, and Vitamin B6 than Braunschweiger.
  • Braunschweiger's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 731% higher.
  • Lamb contains less Sodium.

We used Braunschweiger (a liver sausage), pork and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked types in this comparison.

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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 +495.7%
Contains more Copper +101.7%
Contains more Manganese +604.5%
Contains more Selenium +119.7%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +58.7%
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% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40% 3% 144%
Contains more Iron +495.7%
Contains more Copper +101.7%
Contains more Manganese +604.5%
Contains more Selenium +119.7%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +58.7%

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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Lamb
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.8%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +687.8%
Contains more Choline +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 52% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.8%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +687.8%
Contains more Choline +173.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +36.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +302.4%
Contains more Protein +69.1%
Equal in Water - 53.72
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
25% 21% 54%
Protein: 24.52 g
Fats: 20.94 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 53.72 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Fats +36.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +302.4%
Contains more Protein +69.1%
Equal in Water - 53.72

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +44.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.5%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.83
37% 50% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.307 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.731 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.193 g
46% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 8.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.51 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +44.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.5%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.83

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Braunschweiger Lamb
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Braunschweiger Lamb Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0g Braunschweiger
Protein 14.5g 24.52g Lamb
Fats 28.5g 20.94g Braunschweiger
Carbs 3.1g 0g Braunschweiger
Calories 327kcal 294kcal Braunschweiger
Calcium 9mg 17mg Lamb
Iron 11.2mg 1.88mg Braunschweiger
Magnesium 11mg 23mg Lamb
Phosphorus 168mg 188mg Lamb
Potassium 199mg 310mg Lamb
Sodium 977mg 72mg Lamb
Zinc 2.81mg 4.46mg Lamb
Copper 0.24mg 0.119mg Braunschweiger
Manganese 0.155mg 0.022mg Braunschweiger
Selenium 58µg 26.4µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin A 14051IU 0IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin A RAE 4220µg 0µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin E 0.35mg 0.14mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 48IU 2IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 1.2µg 0.1µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B1 0.249mg 0.1mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B2 1.525mg 0.25mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B3 8.368mg 6.66mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B5 3.38mg 0.66mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.13mg Braunschweiger
Folate 44µg 18µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B12 20.09µg 2.55µg Braunschweiger
Choline 255.9mg 93.7mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin K 1.6µg 4.6µg Lamb
Tryptophan 0.145mg 0.287mg Lamb
Threonine 0.534mg 1.05mg Lamb
Isoleucine 0.484mg 1.183mg Lamb
Leucine 1.032mg 1.908mg Lamb
Lysine 0.909mg 2.166mg Lamb
Methionine 0.311mg 0.629mg Lamb
Phenylalanine 0.553mg 0.998mg Lamb
Valine 0.616mg 1.323mg Lamb
Histidine 0.32mg 0.777mg Lamb
Cholesterol 180mg 97mg Lamb
Saturated Fat 9.307g 8.83g Lamb
Monounsaturated Fat 12.731g 8.82g Braunschweiger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.193g 1.51g Braunschweiger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Braunschweiger Lamb
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
52%
Lamb
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
114%
Braunschweiger
52%
Lamb

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb
Lamb contains less Sodium (difference - 905mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb
Lamb is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 83mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb
Lamb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.477g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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 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. Braunschweiger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171621/nutrients
  2. Lamb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.