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Kielbasa vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Kielbasa and Barbecue chicken

  • Kielbasa has more Monounsaturated Fat, however Barbecue chicken is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Kielbasa covers your daily Sodium needs 38% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Barbecue chicken contains 2 times less Saturated Fat than Kielbasa. Kielbasa contains 6.23g of Saturated Fat, while Barbecue chicken contains 3.927g.
  • Barbecue chicken has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 Iron +30.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +30.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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.
Kielbasa Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Kielbasa Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0.12g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 22.51g Barbecue chicken
Fats 17.6g 15.08g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 0.12g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 226kcal
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Kielbasa
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 1.24mg 0.95mg Kielbasa
Magnesium mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium mg 255mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 1200mg 335mg Barbecue chicken
Zinc mg 1.78mg Barbecue chicken
Copper mg 0.077mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.055mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 mg 0.227mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 mg 0.152mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B6 mg 0.191mg Barbecue chicken
Folate µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 µg 0.47µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin K µg 0µg Barbecue chicken
Tryptophan mg 0.173mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine mg 0.657mg Barbecue chicken
Isoleucine mg 0.853mg Barbecue chicken
Leucine mg 1.549mg Barbecue chicken
Lysine mg 1.75mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine mg 0.565mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine mg 0.69mg Barbecue chicken
Valine mg 0.935mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine mg 0.592mg Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 70mg 127mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g 0.078g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 3.927g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 6.446g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 2.038g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa Barbecue chicken
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
4
Kielbasa
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
36
Barbecue chicken

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
79%
Kielbasa
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 57mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 865mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.303g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken 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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.