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Duck meat vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Duck meat and Kielbasa

  • Duck meat has more Iron, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Kielbasa is 50% higher.
  • Kielbasa has 2 times less Iron than Duck meat. Duck meat has 2.7mg of Iron, while Kielbasa has 1.24mg.
  • Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked.

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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 +117.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +117.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%

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 C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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.
Duck meat Kielbasa
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Duck meat Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 18.99g 13.1g Duck meat
Fats 28.35g 17.6g Duck meat
Carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Calories 337kcal 226kcal Duck meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 11mg mg Duck meat
Iron 2.7mg 1.24mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 156mg mg Duck meat
Potassium 204mg mg Duck meat
Sodium 59mg 1200mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg mg Duck meat
Copper 0.227mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin A 210IU 0IU Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 0mg 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.174mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg µg Duck meat
Vitamin K 5.1µg µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 84mg 70mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.67g 6.23g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 12.9g 8.27g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 3.65g 2.33g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Duck meat Kielbasa
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
32
Duck meat
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
42
Duck meat
25
Kielbasa

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
114%
Duck meat
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Duck meat
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
131%
Duck meat
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.44g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1141mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/nutrients
  2. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.