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Chicken thigh vs. Bologna sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chicken thigh and Bologna sausage?

  • Chicken thigh is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Phosphorus, yet Bologna sausage is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12.
  • Bologna sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 36% more.
  • Chicken thigh has 2 times more Iron than Bologna sausage. While Chicken thigh has 1.46mg of Iron, Bologna sausage has only 0.77mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Bologna sausage is lower.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, thigh, meat only, cooked, fried and Bologna, pork types 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 Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +89.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.4%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +61.4%
Contains more Manganese +33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 281
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 55% 19% 86% 23% 13% 77% 30% 4% 112%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 29% 10% 60% 25% 119% 56% 27% 5% 70%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +89.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -89.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.4%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +61.4%
Contains more Manganese +33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 281

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 +62.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.7%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +494.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +181.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 0% 6% 0% 22% 59% 134% 78% 88% 7% 42% 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% 6% 42% 0% 131% 37% 74% 44% 63% 4% 117% 30% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.7%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +494.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +181.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +84.2%
Contains more Carbs +61.6%
Contains more Fats +92.9%
Contains more Other +239.8%
Equal in Water - 60.6
28% 10% 59%
Protein: 28.18 g
Fats: 10.3 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 59.31 g
Other: 1.03 g
15% 20% 61% 4%
Protein: 15.3 g
Fats: 19.87 g
Carbs: 0.73 g
Water: 60.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
Contains more Protein +84.2%
Contains more Carbs +61.6%
Contains more Fats +92.9%
Contains more Other +239.8%
Equal in Water - 60.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +154.8%
31% 42% 27%
Saturated Fat: 2.78 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.82 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.43 g
37% 52% 11%
Saturated Fat: 6.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.732 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.107 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +154.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken thigh Bologna sausage Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0.73g Chicken thigh
Protein 28.18g 15.3g Chicken thigh
Fats 10.3g 19.87g Bologna sausage
Carbs 1.18g 0.73g Chicken thigh
Calories 218kcal 247kcal Bologna sausage
Calcium 13mg 11mg Chicken thigh
Iron 1.46mg 0.77mg Chicken thigh
Magnesium 26mg 14mg Chicken thigh
Phosphorus 199mg 139mg Chicken thigh
Potassium 259mg 281mg Bologna sausage
Sodium 95mg 907mg Chicken thigh
Zinc 2.79mg 2.03mg Chicken thigh
Copper 0.09mg 0.08mg Chicken thigh
Manganese 0.027mg 0.036mg Bologna sausage
Selenium 20.5µg 12.7µg Chicken thigh
Vitamin A 70IU 0IU Chicken thigh
Vitamin E 0.26mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 8IU 56IU Bologna sausage
Vitamin D 0.2µg 1.4µg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.523mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin B2 0.255mg 0.157mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B3 7.12mg 3.9mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B5 1.285mg 0.72mg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B6 0.38mg 0.27mg Chicken thigh
Folate 9µg 5µg Chicken thigh
Vitamin B12 0.33µg 0.93µg Bologna sausage
Choline 54.4mg Bologna sausage
Vitamin K 0.3µg Bologna sausage
Tryptophan 0.329mg 0.149mg Chicken thigh
Threonine 1.188mg 0.641mg Chicken thigh
Isoleucine 1.486mg 0.663mg Chicken thigh
Leucine 2.115mg 1.168mg Chicken thigh
Lysine 2.384mg 1.204mg Chicken thigh
Methionine 0.778mg 0.412mg Chicken thigh
Phenylalanine 1.121mg 0.585mg Chicken thigh
Valine 1.397mg 0.737mg Chicken thigh
Histidine 0.874mg 0.482mg Chicken thigh
Cholesterol 102mg 59mg Bologna sausage
Saturated Fat 2.78g 6.839g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - DHA 0.05g 0g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Chicken thigh
Omega-3 - DPA 0.03g 0g Chicken thigh
Monounsaturated Fat 3.82g 9.732g Bologna sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 2.43g 2.107g Chicken thigh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chicken thigh Bologna sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
34%
Chicken thigh
42%
Bologna sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Chicken thigh
40%
Bologna sausage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh contains less Sodium (difference - 812mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.059g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken thigh
Chicken thigh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bologna sausage
Bologna sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 thigh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172387/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.