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Ground meat vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Ground meat and Cervelat

  • Ground meat has more Zinc, and Phosphorus, however Cervelat is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Vitamin D.
  • Cervelat covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 125% more than Ground meat.
  • Ground meat has 2 times more Zinc than Cervelat. While Ground meat has 5.84mg of Zinc, Cervelat has only 2.56mg.
  • Ground meat has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork.

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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 Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +11.3%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +11.3%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Potassium - 260

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 B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
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 0% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31

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 Cervelat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 23.87g 17.45g Ground meat
Fats 15.37g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 241kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.85g Ground meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 33mg 9mg Ground meat
Iron 2.27mg 2.04mg Ground meat
Magnesium 17mg 14mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 166mg 111mg Ground meat
Potassium 241mg 260mg Cervelat
Sodium 73mg 1300mg Ground meat
Zinc 5.84mg 2.56mg Ground meat
Copper 0.079mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 2IU 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 0µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.026mg 4.31mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.512mg mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311mg 0.26mg Ground meat
Folate 7µg 2µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 2.9µg 1.3µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.121mg mg Ground meat
Threonine 0.923mg mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055mg mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.861mg mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.976mg mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.614mg mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931mg mg Ground meat
Valine 1.172mg mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.775mg mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 88mg 74mg Cervelat
Trans Fat 1.173g g Cervelat
Saturated Fat 6.073g 11.51g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408g 1.2g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Ground meat Cervelat
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
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
56
Cervelat

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
3%
Cervelat
Fats
71%
Ground meat
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1227mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.437g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
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.
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

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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.