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Chicken meat vs. Polish sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chicken meat and Polish sausage

  • Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Phosphorus, yet Polish sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Polish sausage is 63% higher.
  • Chicken meat contains 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Polish sausage. Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Polish sausage contains 3.443mg.
  • Polish sausage contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Sausage, Polish, beef with chicken, hot.

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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 +25%
Contains more Iron +43.2%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Selenium +35%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +145%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Zinc - 1.93
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22% 3% 131%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 33% 10% 59% 21% 201% 53% 30% 7% 97%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +43.2%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Selenium +35%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +145%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Equal in Zinc - 1.93

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 B2 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.5%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +696.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 36% 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% 0% 0% 0% 126% 35% 65% 27% 44% 2% 123% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.5%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +696.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +226.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.1%
Contains more Fats +42.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 55.2
Equal in Other - 4.2
27% 14% 59%
Protein: 27.3 g
Fats: 13.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.45 g
Other: 0 g
18% 19% 4% 55% 4%
Protein: 17.6 g
Fats: 19.4 g
Carbs: 3.6 g
Water: 55.2 g
Other: 4.2 g
Contains more Protein +55.1%
Contains more Fats +42.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Equal in Water - 55.2
Equal in Other - 4.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +275.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +81.6%
31% 44% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.97 g
43% 52% 4%
Saturated Fat: 8.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.79 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +275.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +81.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Polish sausage Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.6g Polish sausage
Protein 27.3g 17.6g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 19.4g Polish sausage
Carbs 0g 3.6g Polish sausage
Calories 239kcal 259kcal Polish sausage
Calcium 15mg 12mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.26mg 0.88mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 136mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 237mg Polish sausage
Sodium 82mg 1540mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 1.93mg Chicken meat
Copper 0.066mg 0.09mg Polish sausage
Manganese 0.02mg 0.049mg Polish sausage
Selenium 23.9µg 17.7µg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 0µg Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.502mg Polish sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.148mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 3.443mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.45mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.19mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 2µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 0.98µg Polish sausage
Choline 65.9mg Chicken meat
Vitamin K 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.138mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.591mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.611mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.076mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.11mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.379mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.539mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.679mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.444mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 66mg Polish sausage
Saturated Fat 3.79g 8.01g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0.04g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 9.7g Polish sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.79g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Polish 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
36%
Chicken meat
32%
Polish sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Chicken meat
51%
Polish sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Polish sausage
Polish sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Polish sausage
Polish sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Polish sausage
Polish sausage is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1458mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.22g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat 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 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

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 meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Polish sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172953/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.