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Ham vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Ham and Bockwurst

  • Ham has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Zinc, however Bockwurst is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B12.
  • Bockwurst covers your daily Vitamin K needs 59% more than Ham.
  • Bockwurst has 4 times less Vitamin B1 than Ham. Ham has 0.754mg of Vitamin B1, while Bockwurst has 0.193mg.
  • Bockwurst contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, cured, ham, boneless, extra lean (approximately 5% fat), roasted 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
Ham
4
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Contains more Iron +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +39.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.2%
Equal in Potassium - 270
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 3% 26% 10% 27% 79% 85% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 13% 24% 19% 34% 57% 73% 99%
Contains more Iron +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +39.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -37.2%
Equal in Potassium - 270

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
Ham
3
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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +52%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.378
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 24% 189% 47% 76% 25% 93% 82% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 16% 8% 0% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 108% 176% 13%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +52%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +466.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.378

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
45
Ham
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
55
Ham
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
126%
Ham
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
26%
Ham
119%
Bockwurst

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

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Ham Bockwurst
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ham
Ham is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.446g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ham
Ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 447mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ham Bockwurst Opinion
Calories 145 301 Bockwurst
Protein 20.93 14.03 Ham
Fats 5.53 25.87 Bockwurst
Vitamin C 0 3.2 Bockwurst
Carbs 1.5 2.95 Bockwurst
Cholesterol 53 93 Ham
Vitamin D 32 0 Ham
Iron 1.48 1.15 Ham
Calcium 8 41 Bockwurst
Potassium 287 270 Ham
Magnesium 14 26 Bockwurst
Sugar 0 1.33 Ham
Fiber 0 1 Bockwurst
Copper 0.079 0.1 Bockwurst
Zinc 2.88 2.07 Ham
Starch 0 Bockwurst
Phosphorus 196 169 Ham
Sodium 1203 756 Bockwurst
Vitamin A 0 256 Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.25 0.38 Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0.8 0 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.193 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.233 Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 4.023 5.616 Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.403 0.891 Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.378 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 0.86 Bockwurst
Vitamin K 0 70.2 Bockwurst
Folate 3 17 Bockwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.81 10.256 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 13.138 Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 2.328 Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.251 153 Bockwurst
Threonine 0.931 0.613 Ham
Isoleucine 0.918 0.677 Ham
Leucine 1.661 1.107 Ham
Lysine 1.775 1.166 Ham
Methionine 0.553 0.333 Ham
Phenylalanine 0.904 0.556 Ham
Valine 0.908 0.767 Ham
Histidine 0.75 0.513 Ham
Fructose 0.01 Bockwurst

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. Ham - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167871/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.