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Chicken breast vs. Cervelat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken breast and Cervelat

  • Chicken breast has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, while Cervelat has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 214% higher.
  • Cervelat contains 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Chicken breast. Chicken breast contains 14.782mg of Vitamin B3, while Cervelat contains 4.31mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chicken breast is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, fried and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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 Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Selenium +29.1%
Contains more Iron +78.9%
Contains more Zinc +137%
Contains more Copper +177.8%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 43% 23% 106% 25% 11% 30% 18% 3% 143%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +121.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Selenium +29.1%
Contains more Iron +78.9%
Contains more Zinc +137%
Contains more Copper +177.8%
Equal in Potassium - 260

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 +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1386.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 9% 3% 0% 20% 29% 278% 63% 148% 3% 47% 53% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1386.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +91.6%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Fats +546.1%
Contains more Carbs +552.9%
Contains more Other +219.5%
33% 5% 60%
Protein: 33.44 g
Fats: 4.71 g
Carbs: 0.51 g
Water: 60.21 g
Other: 1.13 g
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
Contains more Protein +91.6%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Fats +546.1%
Contains more Carbs +552.9%
Contains more Other +219.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +654.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12.1%
32% 42% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.29 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.07 g
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +654.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chicken breast Cervelat
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 Chicken breast Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0.51g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 33.44g 17.45g Chicken breast
Fats 4.71g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0.51g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 187kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0g 0.85g Chicken breast
Calcium 16mg 9mg Chicken breast
Iron 1.14mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Magnesium 31mg 14mg Chicken breast
Phosphorus 246mg 111mg Chicken breast
Potassium 276mg 260mg Chicken breast
Sodium 79mg 1300mg Chicken breast
Zinc 1.08mg 2.56mg Cervelat
Copper 0.054mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Manganese 0.021mg Chicken breast
Selenium 26.2µg 20.3µg Chicken breast
Vitamin A 23IU 0IU Chicken breast
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 0µg Chicken breast
Vitamin E 0.42mg 0.22mg Chicken breast
Vitamin D 5IU 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 14.782mg 4.31mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B5 1.04mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B6 0.64mg 0.26mg Chicken breast
Folate 4µg 2µg Chicken breast
Vitamin B12 0.37µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Choline 95.9mg 78.9mg Chicken breast
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.3µg Chicken breast
Tryptophan 0.39mg Chicken breast
Threonine 1.412mg Chicken breast
Isoleucine 1.765mg Chicken breast
Leucine 2.509mg Chicken breast
Lysine 2.836mg Chicken breast
Methionine 0.925mg Chicken breast
Phenylalanine 1.328mg Chicken breast
Valine 1.659mg Chicken breast
Histidine 1.037mg Chicken breast
Cholesterol 91mg 74mg Cervelat
Saturated Fat 1.29g 11.51g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - DHA 0.03g 0g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Chicken breast
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Chicken breast
Monounsaturated Fat 1.72g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.07g 1.2g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken breast Cervelat
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
50%
Chicken breast
83%
Cervelat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Chicken breast
56%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast contains less Sodium (difference - 1221mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.22g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Chicken breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171078/nutrients
  2. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.