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Chicken meat vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chicken meat and Bockwurst

  • Chicken meat is higher in Selenium, and Vitamin B3, yet Bockwurst is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Manganese.
  • Bockwurst covers your daily Vitamin K needs 57% more than Chicken meat.
  • Chicken meat contains 2 times more Selenium than Bockwurst. While Chicken meat contains 23.9µg of Selenium, Bockwurst contains only 11.3µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chicken meat is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw.

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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 less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Phosphorus - 169
Equal in Zinc - 2.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Phosphorus - 169
Equal in Zinc - 2.07

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 B3 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +59%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.7%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2825%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.378
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +59%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.7%
Contains more Folate +240%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2825%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.378

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.
Chicken meat Bockwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 meat Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.95g Bockwurst
Protein 27.3g 14.03g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 25.87g Bockwurst
Carbs 0g 2.95g Bockwurst
Calories 239kcal 301kcal Bockwurst
Starch g 0g Bockwurst
Fructose g 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 0g 1.33g Chicken meat
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 15mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.26mg 1.15mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 23mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 182mg 169mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 82mg 756mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 2.07mg Bockwurst
Copper 0.066mg 0.1mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 161IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 2IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.193mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.233mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 5.616mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.891mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.378mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.86µg Bockwurst
Vitamin K 2.4µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.305mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 1.128mg 0.613mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.677mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.107mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.166mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.333mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.556mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.767mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.513mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 93mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 10.256g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 13.138g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 2.328g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Bockwurst
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
36
Chicken meat
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
45
Bockwurst

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
164%
Chicken meat
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 674mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.466g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/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.