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Cervelat vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cervelat and Turkey meat

  • Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, and Iron, yet Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Cervelat is 187% higher.
  • Cervelat contains 13 times more Sodium than Turkey meat. Cervelat contains 1300mg of Sodium, while Turkey meat contains 103mg.

Food types used in this article are Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +87.2%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Potassium - 239
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Iron +87.2%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Calcium +55.6%
Contains more Magnesium +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.1%
Equal in Potassium - 239
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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 E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +439.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.9%
Contains more Folate +350%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +439.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.9%
Contains more Folate +350%

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.
Cervelat Turkey meat
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.33g 0.06g Cervelat
Protein 17.45g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 30.43g 7.39g Cervelat
Carbs 3.33g 0.06g Cervelat
Calories 362kcal 189kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g 0g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 14mg Turkey meat
Iron 2.04mg 1.09mg Cervelat
Magnesium 14mg 30mg Turkey meat
Phosphorus 111mg 223mg Turkey meat
Potassium 260mg 239mg Cervelat
Sodium 1300mg 103mg Turkey meat
Zinc 2.56mg 2.48mg Cervelat
Copper 0.15mg 0.093mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 0IU 39IU Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.07mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU 15IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0.4µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 16.6mg 0mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.045mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 0.281mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 2µg 9µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 5.5µg 1.02µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0µg Cervelat
Tryptophan mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine mg 1.004mg Turkey meat
Isoleucine mg 0.796mg Turkey meat
Leucine mg 1.925mg Turkey meat
Lysine mg 2.282mg Turkey meat
Methionine mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine mg 0.903mg Turkey meat
Valine mg 0.902mg Turkey meat
Histidine mg 0.749mg Turkey meat
Cholesterol 74mg 109mg Cervelat
Trans Fat g 0.101g Cervelat
Saturated Fat 11.51g 2.155g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97g 2.647g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cervelat Turkey meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
87
Cervelat
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
56
Cervelat
37
Turkey meat

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
105%
Cervelat
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
140%
Cervelat
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1197mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.355g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/nutrients
  2. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.