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Ground chicken vs. Knackwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ground chicken and Knackwurst

  • Ground chicken has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Potassium, while Knackwurst has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1.
  • Knackwurst's daily need coverage for Sodium is 37% higher.
  • Knackwurst contains 4 times less Vitamin B5 than Ground chicken. Ground chicken contains 1.327mg of Vitamin B5, while Knackwurst contains 0.32mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Knackwurst is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, ground, crumbles, cooked, pan-browned and Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef.

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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 Iron +40.9%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.8%
Contains more Potassium +240.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Manganese +31.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Equal in Selenium - 13.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 35% 20% 101% 60% 10% 53% 21% 3% 78%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 25% 8% 43% 18% 122% 46% 20% 3% 74%
Contains more Iron +40.9%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.8%
Contains more Potassium +240.2%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Zinc +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Manganese +31.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Equal in Selenium - 13.5

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 B2 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +131.4%
Equal in Folate - 2
Equal in Choline - 55
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% 8% 0% 0% 31% 70% 134% 80% 125% 2% 64% 33% 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% 12% 34% 0% 86% 33% 52% 20% 40% 2% 148% 30% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +131.4%
Equal in Folate - 2
Equal in Choline - 55

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +109.7%
Contains more Water +17.4%
Contains more Fats +153.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +206.8%
23% 11% 65%
Protein: 23.28 g
Fats: 10.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.92 g
Other: 0.88 g
11% 28% 3% 55% 3%
Protein: 11.1 g
Fats: 27.7 g
Carbs: 3.2 g
Water: 55.3 g
Other: 2.7 g
Contains more Protein +109.7%
Contains more Water +17.4%
Contains more Fats +153.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +206.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +162.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.4%
31% 48% 21%
Saturated Fat: 3.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.08 g
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +162.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground chicken Knackwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.2g Knackwurst
Protein 23.28g 11.1g Ground chicken
Fats 10.92g 27.7g Knackwurst
Carbs 0g 3.2g Knackwurst
Calories 189kcal 307kcal Knackwurst
Calcium 8mg 11mg Knackwurst
Iron 0.93mg 0.66mg Ground chicken
Magnesium 28mg 11mg Ground chicken
Phosphorus 234mg 98mg Ground chicken
Potassium 677mg 199mg Ground chicken
Sodium 75mg 930mg Ground chicken
Zinc 1.92mg 1.66mg Ground chicken
Copper 0.062mg 0.06mg Ground chicken
Manganese 0.016mg 0.021mg Knackwurst
Selenium 14.3µg 13.5µg Ground chicken
Vitamin E 0.39mg 0.57mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.121mg 0.342mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.302mg 0.14mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B3 7.107mg 2.734mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B5 1.327mg 0.32mg Ground chicken
Vitamin B6 0.538mg 0.17mg Ground chicken
Folate 2µg 2µg
Vitamin B12 0.51µg 1.18µg Knackwurst
Choline 59mg 55mg Ground chicken
Vitamin K 2.1µg 1.6µg Ground chicken
Tryptophan 0.196mg 0.138mg Ground chicken
Threonine 0.97mg 0.432mg Ground chicken
Isoleucine 1.06mg 0.639mg Ground chicken
Leucine 1.816mg 0.874mg Ground chicken
Lysine 2.014mg 1.01mg Ground chicken
Methionine 0.596mg 0.276mg Ground chicken
Phenylalanine 0.912mg 0.501mg Ground chicken
Valine 1.102mg 0.639mg Ground chicken
Histidine 0.706mg 0.314mg Ground chicken
Cholesterol 107mg 60mg Knackwurst
Trans Fat 0.087g Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 3.11g 10.21g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DHA 0.031g 0g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0.008g 0g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - DPA 0.016g 0g Ground chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 4.879g 12.81g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.08g 2.92g Knackwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.015g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.787g Ground chicken
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.02g Ground chicken
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Ground chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground chicken Knackwurst
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
42%
Ground chicken
35%
Knackwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Ground chicken
36%
Knackwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 855mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.1g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground chicken
Ground chicken is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Ground chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171117/nutrients
  2. Knackwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173867/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.