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Ground meat vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Ground meat and Bockwurst

  • Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Iron, while Bockwurst has more Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5.
  • Ground meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 68% higher.
  • Bockwurst contains 3 times less Zinc than Ground meat. Ground meat contains 5.84mg of Zinc, while Bockwurst contains 2.07mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Ground meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw.

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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 +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Zinc +182.1%
Contains more Calcium +24.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 169
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Contains more Iron +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Zinc +182.1%
Contains more Calcium +24.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.9%
Contains more Potassium +12%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 169

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 B12 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2744.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2320.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +189.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2744.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2320.7%

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.
Ground meat Bockwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.95g Bockwurst
Protein 23.87g 14.03g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 25.87g Bockwurst
Carbs 0g 2.95g Bockwurst
Calories 241kcal 301kcal Bockwurst
Starch g 0g Bockwurst
Fructose g 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 0g 1.33g Ground meat
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 33mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 2.27mg 1.15mg Ground meat
Magnesium 17mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 166mg 169mg Bockwurst
Potassium 241mg 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 73mg 756mg Ground meat
Zinc 5.84mg 2.07mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.1mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 9IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 2IU 0IU Ground meat
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.193mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.233mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.512mg 0.891mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.378mg Bockwurst
Folate 7µg 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 0.86µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.121mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.923mg 0.613mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg 0.677mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg 1.107mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg 1.166mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg 0.333mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.556mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg 0.767mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg 0.513mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 93mg Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173g g Bockwurst
Saturated Fat 6.073g 10.256g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 13.138g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 2.328g Bockwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Bockwurst
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
46
Ground meat
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
45
Bockwurst

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
143%
Ground meat
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
71%
Ground meat
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 683mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.183g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/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.