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

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What are the main differences between Chicken breast and Vienna sausage?

  • Chicken breast is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Choline, and Magnesium, yet Vienna sausage is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Chicken breast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 82% higher.
  • Chicken breast has 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Vienna sausage. Chicken breast has 0.64mg of Vitamin B6, while Vienna sausage has 0.12mg.
  • Chicken breast contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, fried and Sausage, Vienna, canned, chicken, beef, pork 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +342.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +402%
Contains more Potassium +173.3%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Selenium +55%
Contains more Zinc +48.1%
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% 33% 5% 22% 9% 115% 44% 10% 0% 93%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +342.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +402%
Contains more Potassium +173.3%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Copper +80%
Contains more Selenium +55%
Contains more Zinc +48.1%

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 B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +816.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Contains more Choline +119.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175.7%
Equal in Folate - 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 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% 18% 0% 22% 25% 31% 21% 28% 3% 128% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +816.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +197.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +433.3%
Contains more Choline +119.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175.7%
Equal in Folate - 4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +218.5%
Contains more Fats +311.9%
Contains more Carbs +409.8%
Contains more Other +130.1%
Equal in Water - 64.9
33% 5% 60%
Protein: 33.44 g
Fats: 4.71 g
Carbs: 0.51 g
Water: 60.21 g
Other: 1.13 g
11% 19% 3% 65% 3%
Protein: 10.5 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 2.6 g
Water: 64.9 g
Other: 2.6 g
Contains more Protein +218.5%
Contains more Fats +311.9%
Contains more Carbs +409.8%
Contains more Other +130.1%
Equal in Water - 64.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +459.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20.6%
32% 42% 26%
Saturated Fat: 1.29 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.07 g
39% 53% 7%
Saturated Fat: 7.125 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.628 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.29 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +459.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +20.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken breast Vienna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0.51g 2.6g Vienna sausage
Protein 33.44g 10.5g Chicken breast
Fats 4.71g 19.4g Vienna sausage
Carbs 0.51g 2.6g Vienna sausage
Calories 187kcal 230kcal Vienna sausage
Calcium 16mg 10mg Chicken breast
Iron 1.14mg 0.88mg Chicken breast
Magnesium 31mg 7mg Chicken breast
Phosphorus 246mg 49mg Chicken breast
Potassium 276mg 101mg Chicken breast
Sodium 79mg 879mg Chicken breast
Zinc 1.08mg 1.6mg Vienna sausage
Copper 0.054mg 0.03mg Chicken breast
Manganese 0.021mg Chicken breast
Selenium 26.2µg 16.9µg 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 25IU Vienna sausage
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.6µg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.087mg Vienna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.125mg 0.107mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B3 14.782mg 1.613mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B5 1.04mg 0.35mg Chicken breast
Vitamin B6 0.64mg 0.12mg Chicken breast
Folate 4µg 4µg
Vitamin B12 0.37µg 1.02µg Vienna sausage
Choline 95.9mg 43.7mg Chicken breast
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.6µg Chicken breast
Tryptophan 0.39mg 0.109mg Chicken breast
Threonine 1.412mg 0.357mg Chicken breast
Isoleucine 1.765mg 0.557mg Chicken breast
Leucine 2.509mg 0.797mg Chicken breast
Lysine 2.836mg 0.791mg Chicken breast
Methionine 0.925mg 0.265mg Chicken breast
Phenylalanine 1.328mg 0.425mg Chicken breast
Valine 1.659mg 0.573mg Chicken breast
Histidine 1.037mg 0.273mg Chicken breast
Cholesterol 91mg 87mg Vienna sausage
Saturated Fat 1.29g 7.125g 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 9.628g Vienna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.07g 1.29g Vienna sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken breast Vienna sausage
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
24%
Vienna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Chicken breast
33%
Vienna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vienna sausage
Vienna sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast contains less Sodium (difference - 800mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.835g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken breast
Chicken breast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Vienna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172942/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.