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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
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Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Equal in Potassium - 270
Equal in Sodium - 756
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 23% 10% 27% 49% 61% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 13% 24% 19% 34% 57% 73% 99%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +15.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
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 C +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 0% 0% 0% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 114% 0% 6%
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 B1 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 17mg)
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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