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Chicken heart vs. Kielbasa — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken heart and Kielbasa different?

  • Chicken heart is higher in Iron, however, Kielbasa is richer in Vitamin C, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Chicken heart is 59% higher.
  • Chicken heart contains 2 times more Cholesterol than Kielbasa. While Chicken heart contains 136mg of Cholesterol, Kielbasa contains only 70mg.

Chicken, heart, all classes, raw and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +380.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 224% 11% 76% 16% 10% 180% 116% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +380.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%

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 C +362.5%
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% 0% 0% 11% 38% 168% 92% 154% 84% 54% 912% 0% 0%
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% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +362.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +18.7%
Contains more Water +18.6%
Contains more Fats +88.6%
Contains more Carbs +449.3%
Contains more Other +300%
16% 9% 74%
Protein: 15.55 g
Fats: 9.33 g
Carbs: 0.71 g
Water: 73.56 g
Other: 0.85 g
13% 18% 4% 62% 3%
Protein: 13.1 g
Fats: 17.6 g
Carbs: 3.9 g
Water: 62 g
Other: 3.4 g
Contains more Protein +18.7%
Contains more Water +18.6%
Contains more Fats +88.6%
Contains more Carbs +449.3%
Contains more Other +300%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +16.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +248.9%
34% 31% 35%
Saturated Fat: 2.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.37 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.71 g
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 6.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.27 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +16.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +248.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken heart Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 0.71g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 15.55g 13.1g Chicken heart
Fats 9.33g 17.6g Kielbasa
Carbs 0.71g 3.9g Kielbasa
Calories 153kcal 226kcal Kielbasa
Calcium 12mg Chicken heart
Iron 5.96mg 1.24mg Chicken heart
Magnesium 15mg Chicken heart
Phosphorus 177mg Chicken heart
Potassium 176mg Chicken heart
Sodium 74mg 1200mg Chicken heart
Zinc 6.59mg Chicken heart
Copper 0.346mg Chicken heart
Manganese 0.089mg Chicken heart
Selenium 4.3µg Chicken heart
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Chicken heart
Vitamin A RAE 9µg 0µg Chicken heart
Vitamin C 3.2mg 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.152mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B2 0.728mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B3 4.883mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B5 2.559mg Chicken heart
Vitamin B6 0.36mg Chicken heart
Folate 72µg Chicken heart
Vitamin B12 7.29µg Chicken heart
Tryptophan 0.199mg Chicken heart
Threonine 0.704mg Chicken heart
Isoleucine 0.833mg Chicken heart
Leucine 1.355mg Chicken heart
Lysine 1.303mg Chicken heart
Methionine 0.376mg Chicken heart
Phenylalanine 0.696mg Chicken heart
Valine 0.88mg Chicken heart
Histidine 0.408mg Chicken heart
Cholesterol 136mg 70mg Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 2.66g 6.23g Chicken heart
Monounsaturated Fat 2.37g 8.27g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.71g 2.33g Chicken heart

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chicken heart Kielbasa
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
116%
Chicken heart
4%
Kielbasa
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Chicken heart
20%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart contains less Sodium (difference - 1126mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.57g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken heart
Chicken heart is relatively richer in vitamins

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 heart - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171458/nutrients
  2. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.