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Cervelat vs. Lamb shoulder — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cervelat and Lamb shoulder

  • Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, yet Lamb shoulder is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Cervelat is 123% higher.
  • Lamb shoulder contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Copper +32.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.9%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Selenium +25.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.03
Equal in Potassium - 259
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 77% 17% 79% 23% 9% 123% 38% 3% 139%
Contains more Copper +32.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.9%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Selenium +25.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.03
Equal in Potassium - 259

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 E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Folate +900%
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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 44% 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% 0% 0% 23% 58% 125% 43% 28% 15% 319% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Folate +900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +50.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +175.6%
Contains more Protein +29.1%
Contains more Water +23.8%
17% 30% 3% 45% 4%
Protein: 17.45 g
Fats: 30.43 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 45.18 g
Other: 3.61 g
23% 20% 56%
Protein: 22.53 g
Fats: 20.24 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.92 g
Other: 1.31 g
Contains more Fats +50.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +175.6%
Contains more Protein +29.1%
Contains more Water +23.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.2%
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
47% 45% 9%
Saturated Fat: 8.74 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.61 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -24.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +34.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Lamb shoulder Opinion
Net carbs 3.33g 0g Cervelat
Protein 17.45g 22.53g Lamb shoulder
Fats 30.43g 20.24g Cervelat
Carbs 3.33g 0g Cervelat
Calories 362kcal 279kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0.85g Lamb shoulder
Calcium 9mg 18mg Lamb shoulder
Iron 2.04mg 2.03mg Cervelat
Magnesium 14mg 23mg Lamb shoulder
Phosphorus 111mg 183mg Lamb shoulder
Potassium 260mg 259mg Cervelat
Sodium 1300mg 65mg Lamb shoulder
Zinc 2.56mg 4.48mg Lamb shoulder
Copper 0.15mg 0.113mg Cervelat
Manganese 0.021mg Lamb shoulder
Selenium 20.3µg 25.4µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.14mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6mg 0mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.09mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 0.25mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31mg 6.66mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B5 0.71mg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.12mg Cervelat
Folate 2µg 20µg Lamb shoulder
Vitamin B12 5.5µg 2.55µg Cervelat
Choline 78.9mg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.263mg Lamb shoulder
Threonine 0.964mg Lamb shoulder
Isoleucine 1.087mg Lamb shoulder
Leucine 1.753mg Lamb shoulder
Lysine 1.99mg Lamb shoulder
Methionine 0.578mg Lamb shoulder
Phenylalanine 0.917mg Lamb shoulder
Valine 1.216mg Lamb shoulder
Histidine 0.714mg Lamb shoulder
Cholesterol 74mg 92mg Cervelat
Saturated Fat 11.51g 8.74g Lamb shoulder
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97g 8.3g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 1.61g Lamb shoulder

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cervelat Lamb shoulder
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
83%
Cervelat
47%
Lamb shoulder
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Cervelat
51%
Lamb shoulder

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder contains less Sodium (difference - 1235mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.77g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Lamb shoulder
Lamb shoulder is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cervelat
Cervelat is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/nutrients
  2. Lamb shoulder - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174329/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.