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Hot dog vs Spread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Hot dog and Spread

  • Hot dog has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Selenium, while Spread has more Vitamin E , and Vitamin B1.
  • Hot dog covers your daily need of Phosphorus 21% more than Spread.
  • Hot dog contains 8 times more Calcium than Spread. While Hot dog contains 99mg of Calcium, Spread contains only 12mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Spread is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Frankfurter, meat and Sandwich spread, pork, beef.

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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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Spread
Contains more Iron +38%
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +249.2%
Contains more Copper +34%
Equal in Sodium - 1013
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 30% 14% 11% 33% 33% 89% 143%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 4% 10% 6% 44% 28% 26% 133%
Contains more Iron +38%
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +249.2%
Contains more Copper +34%
Equal in Sodium - 1013

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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Spread
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +815.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.7%
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% 4% 0% 14% 28% 50% 19% 39% 197% 0% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 6% 35% 18% 43% 31% 33% 26% 28% 140% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.2%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +815.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.7%

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
29
Hot dog
30
Spread
Mineral Summary Score
49
Hot dog
35
Spread

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
62%
Hot dog
46%
Spread
Carbohydrates
4%
Hot dog
12%
Spread
Fats
119%
Hot dog
80%
Spread

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.
Hot dog Spread
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Hot dog Spread
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?
Spread
Spread is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spread
Spread contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spread
Spread is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.689g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spread
Spread is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hot dog
Hot dog is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hot dog
Hot dog is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hot dog Spread Opinion
Calories 290 235 Hot dog
Protein 10.26 7.66 Hot dog
Fats 25.76 17.34 Hot dog
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 4.17 11.94 Spread
Cholesterol 77 38 Spread
Vitamin D 22 Spread
Iron 1.09 0.79 Hot dog
Calcium 99 12 Hot dog
Potassium 152 110 Hot dog
Magnesium 15 8 Hot dog
Sugar 0 Hot dog
Fiber 0 0.2 Spread
Copper 0.097 0.13 Spread
Zinc 1.2 1.02 Hot dog
Starch
Phosphorus 206 59 Hot dog
Sodium 1090 1013 Spread
Vitamin A 0 87 Spread
Vitamin E 0.19 1.74 Spread
Vitamin D 0.6 Spread
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.172 Spread
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.134 Spread
Vitamin B3 2.665 1.73 Hot dog
Vitamin B5 0.31 0.43 Spread
Vitamin B6 0.166 0.12 Hot dog
Vitamin B12 1.57 1.12 Hot dog
Vitamin K 1.6 Spread
Folate 6 2 Hot dog
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.666 5.977 Spread
Monounsaturated Fat 11.386 7.584 Hot dog
Polyunsaturated fat 4.404 2.565 Hot dog
Tryptophan 0.111 0.082 Hot dog
Threonine 0.474 0.334 Hot dog
Isoleucine 0.53 0.334 Hot dog
Leucine 0.907 0.6 Hot dog
Lysine 0.963 0.663 Hot dog
Methionine 0.291 0.196 Hot dog
Phenylalanine 0.445 0.301 Hot dog
Valine 0.555 0.356 Hot dog
Histidine 0.331 0.279 Hot dog
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Hot dog - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172968/nutrients
  2. Spread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174583/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.