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Chicken breast vs. Summer sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken breast and Summer sausage

  • Chicken breast has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Selenium, while Summer sausage has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Zinc.
  • Chicken breast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 74% higher.
  • Summer sausage contains 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Chicken breast. Chicken breast contains 0.64mg of Vitamin B6, while Summer sausage contains 0.13mg.
  • 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 Sausage, summer, pork and beef, sticks, with cheddar cheese.

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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 Magnesium +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Selenium +249.3%
Contains more Calcium +406.3%
Contains more Iron +98.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.3%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Manganese +52.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.8% 43% 22% 105% 24% 10% 29% 18% 2.7% 143%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 85% 9.3% 76% 18% 193% 61% 23% 4.2% 41%
Contains more Magnesium +138.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Selenium +249.3%
Contains more Calcium +406.3%
Contains more Iron +98.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.3%
Contains more Copper +29.6%
Contains more Manganese +52.4%

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 B3 +409.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3156.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +367.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1.4% 8.4% 3% 0% 20% 29% 277% 62% 148% 3% 46% 52% 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 45% 0% 9% 0% 62% 37% 54% 46% 30% 5.3% 216% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +409.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3156.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +215.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +367.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +72.1%
Contains more Water +66.3%
Contains more Fats +704.9%
Contains more Carbs +256.9%
Contains more Other +310.6%
33% 5% 60%
Protein: 33.44 g
Fats: 4.71 g
Carbs: 0.51 g
Water: 60.21 g
Other: 1.13 g
19% 38% 2% 36% 5%
Protein: 19.43 g
Fats: 37.91 g
Carbs: 1.82 g
Water: 36.2 g
Other: 4.64 g
Contains more Protein +72.1%
Contains more Water +66.3%
Contains more Fats +704.9%
Contains more Carbs +256.9%
Contains more Other +310.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +695.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.2%
32% 42% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.29 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.07 g
39% 50% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.47 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.68 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.02 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +695.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.2%

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 Summer sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken breast Summer sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0.51g 1.62g Summer sausage
Protein 33.44g 19.43g Chicken breast
Fats 4.71g 37.91g Summer sausage
Carbs 0.51g 1.82g Summer sausage
Calories 187kcal 426kcal Summer sausage
Sugar 0g 0.12g Chicken breast
Fiber 0g 0.2g Summer sausage
Calcium 16mg 81mg Summer sausage
Iron 1.14mg 2.26mg Summer sausage
Magnesium 31mg 13mg Chicken breast
Phosphorus 246mg 178mg Chicken breast
Potassium 276mg 206mg Chicken breast
Sodium 79mg 1483mg Chicken breast
Zinc 1.08mg 2.25mg Summer sausage
Copper 0.054mg 0.07mg Summer sausage
Manganese 0.021mg 0.032mg Summer sausage
Selenium 26.2µg 7.5µg Chicken breast
Vitamin A 23IU 749IU Summer sausage
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 225µg Summer sausage
Vitamin E 0.42mg Chicken breast
Vitamin D 5IU 12IU Summer sausage
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.3µg Summer sausage
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.249mg Summer sausage
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.16mg Summer sausage
Vitamin B3 14.782mg 2.9mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B5 1.04mg 0.76mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B6 0.64mg 0.13mg Chicken breast
Folate 4µg 7µg Summer sausage
Vitamin B12 0.37µg 1.73µg Summer sausage
Choline 95.9mg Chicken breast
Vitamin K 2.4µg Chicken breast
Tryptophan 0.39mg 0.15mg Chicken breast
Threonine 1.412mg 0.54mg Chicken breast
Isoleucine 1.765mg 0.62mg Chicken breast
Leucine 2.509mg 1.1mg Chicken breast
Lysine 2.836mg 1.16mg Chicken breast
Methionine 0.925mg 0.36mg Chicken breast
Phenylalanine 1.328mg 0.56mg Chicken breast
Valine 1.659mg 0.69mg Chicken breast
Histidine 1.037mg 0.47mg Chicken breast
Cholesterol 91mg 89mg Summer sausage
Saturated Fat 1.29g 10.47g 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 13.68g Summer sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.07g 3.02g Summer sausage

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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
39%
Summer sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Chicken breast
54%
Summer sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Summer sausage
Summer sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer sausage
Summer sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast contains less Sodium (difference - 1404mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.18g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Chicken breast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171078/nutrients
  2. Summer sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174599/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.