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Horse meat vs. Cervelat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Horse meat and Cervelat different?

  • Horse meat is higher in Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however, Cervelat is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Cervelat is 98% higher.
  • Horse meat contains 2 times more Iron than Cervelat. While Horse meat contains 5.03mg of Iron, Cervelat contains only 2.04mg.
  • Horse meat has less Saturated Fat.

Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +146.6%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +49.2%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +50.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57% 3% 74%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50% 0% 111%
Contains more Iron +146.6%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Zinc +49.2%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +50.4%

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 B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +74.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
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 B3 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +74.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +61.3%
Contains more Water +41.6%
Contains more Fats +403%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +97.3%
28% 6% 64% 2%
Protein: 28.14 g
Fats: 6.05 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 63.98 g
Other: 1.83 g
17% 30% 3% 45% 4%
Protein: 17.45 g
Fats: 30.43 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 45.18 g
Other: 3.61 g
Contains more Protein +61.3%
Contains more Water +41.6%
Contains more Fats +403%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +97.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +511.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +41.2%
39% 44% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.12 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.85 g
45% 51% 5%
Saturated Fat: 11.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +511.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +41.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Horse meat Cervelat
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 Horse meat Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 28.14g 17.45g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 175kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Sugar 0.85g Horse meat
Calcium 8mg 9mg Cervelat
Iron 5.03mg 2.04mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg 14mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 111mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 260mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 1300mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 2.56mg Horse meat
Copper 0.171mg 0.15mg Horse meat
Manganese 0.022mg Horse meat
Selenium 13.5µg 20.3µg Cervelat
Vitamin E 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 2mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 4.31mg Horse meat
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.26mg Horse meat
Folate 2µg Cervelat
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.349mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 74mg Horse meat
Saturated Fat 1.9g 11.51g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 1.2g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horse meat Cervelat
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
52%
Horse meat
87%
Cervelat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Horse meat
56%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1245mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Horse meat
Horse meat is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cervelat
Cervelat 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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.