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Chicken meat vs Bologna sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chicken meat and Bologna sausage different?

  • Chicken meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, however Bologna sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Bologna sausage is 38% higher.
  • Chicken meat contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Bologna sausage. While Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, Bologna sausage contains only 3.9mg.
  • Bologna sausage has less Cholesterol.

Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Bologna, pork 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +63.6%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Potassium +26%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Equal in Zinc - 2.03
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 4% 25% 10% 27% 56% 60% 119%
Contains more Iron +63.6%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Potassium +26%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Equal in Zinc - 2.03

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.157
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 6% 42% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 117% 1% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.157
Equal in Folate - 5

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 Bologna sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Bologna sausage Opinion
Calories 239kcal 247kcal Bologna sausage
Protein 27.3g 15.3g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 19.87g Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0.73g Bologna sausage
Carbs 0g 0.73g Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 88mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 2IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Iron 1.26mg 0.77mg Chicken meat
Calcium 15mg 11mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 281mg Bologna sausage
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Chicken meat
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.066mg 0.08mg Bologna sausage
Zinc 1.94mg 2.03mg Bologna sausage
Starch g g
Phosphorus 182mg 139mg Chicken meat
Sodium 82mg 907mg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.26mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.157mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 3.9mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.72mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.27mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.93µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0.3µg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 5µg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 6.839g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 9.732g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 2.107g Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.149mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.641mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.663mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.168mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.204mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.412mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.585mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.737mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.482mg Chicken meat
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Bologna sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
43
Bologna sausage
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
41
Bologna sausage

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
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
92%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 825mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.049g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

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. Bologna sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173856/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.