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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
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Contains more Iron +11.3%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Copper +89.9%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 86% 10% 22% 13% 27% 160% 72% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Contains more Iron +11.3%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
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 Vitamin K +123.1%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 312% 8% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.1%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
143%
Ground meat
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
3%
Cervelat
Fats
71%
Ground meat
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground meat Cervelat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Ground meat Cervelat Opinion
Calories 241 362 Cervelat
Protein 23.87 17.45 Ground meat
Fats 15.37 30.43 Cervelat
Vitamin C 0 16.6 Cervelat
Carbs 0 3.33 Cervelat
Cholesterol 88 74 Cervelat
Vitamin D 2 44 Cervelat
Iron 2.27 2.04 Ground meat
Calcium 33 9 Ground meat
Potassium 241 260 Cervelat
Magnesium 17 14 Ground meat
Sugars 0 0.85 Ground meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.15 Cervelat
Zinc 5.84 2.56 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 111 Ground meat
Sodium 73 1300 Ground meat
Vitamin A 9 0 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.22 Cervelat
Vitamin D 0 1.1 Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.15 Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.33 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.026 4.31 Cervelat
Vitamin B5 0.512 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.26 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49 5.5 Cervelat
Vitamin K 2.9 1.3 Ground meat
Folate 7 2 Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173 Cervelat
Saturated Fat 6.073 11.51 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 12.97 Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 1.2 Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.121 Ground meat
Threonine 0.923 Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 Ground meat
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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 of 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.