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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
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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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
92%
Bologna sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
1%
Bologna sausage
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
92%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Bologna sausage Opinion
Calories 239 247 Bologna sausage
Protein 27.3 15.3 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 19.87 Bologna sausage
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.73 Bologna sausage
Cholesterol 88 59 Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 2 56 Bologna sausage
Iron 1.26 0.77 Chicken meat
Calcium 15 11 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 281 Bologna sausage
Magnesium 23 14 Chicken meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.08 Bologna sausage
Zinc 1.94 2.03 Bologna sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 182 139 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 907 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.26 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 1.4 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.523 Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.157 Chicken meat
Vitamin B3 8.487 3.9 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.72 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 0.93 Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 2.4 0.3 Chicken meat
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 6.839 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 9.732 Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 2.107 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.149 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.641 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.663 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.168 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 1.204 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.412 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.585 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.737 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.482 Chicken meat
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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 of 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.