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Cervelat vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cervelat and Beef?

  • Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1 and Copper, while Beef is higher in Zinc, Vitamin C, Phosphorus and Vitamin B6.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 119% higher.
  • Beef has 18 times less Sodium than Cervelat. Cervelat has 1300mg of Sodium, while Beef has 72mg.

We used Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Beef
Contains more Copper +76.5%
Contains more Iron +27.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Contains more Copper +76.5%
Contains more Iron +27.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +22.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +146.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.2

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
87
Cervelat
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
56
Cervelat
55
Beef

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 the food
Protein
105%
Cervelat
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
0%
Beef
Fats
140%
Cervelat
71%
Beef

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cervelat Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cervelat Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Beef
Beef contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1228mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.615g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cervelat Beef Opinion
Calories 362 250 Cervelat
Protein 17.45 25.93 Beef
Fats 30.43 15.41 Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6 0 Cervelat
Carbs 3.33 0 Cervelat
Cholesterol 74 88 Cervelat
Vitamin D 44 2 Cervelat
Iron 2.04 2.6 Beef
Calcium 9 18 Beef
Potassium 260 318 Beef
Magnesium 14 21 Beef
Sugars 0.85 0 Beef
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.15 0.085 Cervelat
Zinc 2.56 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 111 198 Beef
Sodium 1300 72 Beef
Vitamin A 0 9 Beef
Vitamin E 0.22 0.12 Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1 0 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.046 Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.33 0.176 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.26 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 5.5 2.64 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3 1.2 Cervelat
Folate 2 9 Beef
Trans Fat 0.572 Cervelat
Saturated Fat 11.51 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97 6.668 Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.484 Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.094 Beef
Threonine 0.72 Beef
Isoleucine 0.822 Beef
Leucine 1.45 Beef
Lysine 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.725 Beef
Valine 0.914 Beef
Histidine 0.604 Beef
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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.