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Italian sausage vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Italian sausage and Bockwurst

  • Italian sausage has more Vitamin B1, and Selenium, however Bockwurst has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Italian sausage's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 31% more.
  • Italian sausage has 2 times more Selenium than Bockwurst. Italian sausage has 24.8µg of Selenium, while Bockwurst has 11.3µg.
  • Bockwurst is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Sausage, Italian, pork, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Copper +25%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Potassium - 270
Equal in Sodium - 756
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Copper +25%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Potassium - 270
Equal in Sodium - 756

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 B1 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.86
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% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26%
Contains more Folate +112.5%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.86

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Italian sausage Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0.65g 1.95g Bockwurst
Protein 14.25g 14.03g Italian sausage
Fats 31.33g 25.87g Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65g 2.95g Bockwurst
Calories 346kcal 301kcal Italian sausage
Starch g 0g Bockwurst
Fructose g 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar g 1.33g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 18mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.18mg 1.15mg Italian sausage
Magnesium 14mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 142mg 169mg Bockwurst
Potassium 253mg 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 731mg 756mg Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79mg 2.07mg Bockwurst
Copper 0.08mg 0.1mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E mg 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D IU 0IU Bockwurst
Vitamin D µg 0µg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 2mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.568mg 0.193mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.233mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 3.25mg 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.51mg 0.891mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.378mg Bockwurst
Folate 8µg 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.91µg 0.86µg Italian sausage
Vitamin K µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.114mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.563mg 0.613mg Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.52mg 0.677mg Bockwurst
Leucine 0.956mg 1.107mg Bockwurst
Lysine 1.083mg 1.166mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.346mg 0.333mg Italian sausage
Phenylalanine 0.477mg 0.556mg Bockwurst
Valine 0.572mg 0.767mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.411mg 0.513mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 76mg 93mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.27g 10.256g Bockwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34g 13.138g Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03g 2.328g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Italian sausage Bockwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
39
Italian sausage
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
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
86%
Italian sausage
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/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.