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Kielbasa vs. Bockwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kielbasa and Bockwurst

  • Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, however, Bockwurst is richer in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Bockwurst covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 20% more than Kielbasa.
  • Bockwurst has 5 times less Vitamin C than Kielbasa. Kielbasa has 14.8mg of Vitamin C, while Bockwurst has 3.2mg.
  • Bockwurst contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -37%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34% 23% 62%
Contains less Sodium -37%
Equal in Iron - 1.15

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 C +362.5%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 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 Choline Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 26% 176%
Contains more Vitamin C +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +32.2%
Contains more Water +13.8%
Contains more Other +26.9%
Contains more Fats +47%
Equal in Protein - 14.03
13% 18% 4% 62% 3%
Protein: 13.1 g
Fats: 17.6 g
Carbs: 3.9 g
Water: 62 g
Other: 3.4 g
14% 26% 3% 54% 3%
Protein: 14.03 g
Fats: 25.87 g
Carbs: 2.95 g
Water: 54.47 g
Other: 2.68 g
Contains more Carbs +32.2%
Contains more Water +13.8%
Contains more Other +26.9%
Contains more Fats +47%
Equal in Protein - 14.03

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +58.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.328
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 6.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.27 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.33 g
40% 51% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.256 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.328 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +58.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.328

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kielbasa Bockwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Kielbasa Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 1.95g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 14.03g Bockwurst
Fats 17.6g 25.87g Bockwurst
Carbs 3.9g 2.95g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 301kcal Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 0g 1.33g Kielbasa
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.24mg 1.15mg Kielbasa
Magnesium 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 169mg Bockwurst
Potassium 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 1200mg 756mg Bockwurst
Zinc 2.07mg Bockwurst
Copper 0.1mg Bockwurst
Manganese 0.171mg Bockwurst
Selenium 11.3µg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 15µg Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 14.8mg 3.2mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.193mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.233mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 0.891mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.378mg Bockwurst
Folate 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 0.86µg Bockwurst
Choline 46.4mg Bockwurst
Vitamin K 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.613mg Bockwurst
Isoleucine 0.677mg Bockwurst
Leucine 1.107mg Bockwurst
Lysine 1.166mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.333mg Bockwurst
Phenylalanine 0.556mg Bockwurst
Valine 0.767mg Bockwurst
Histidine 0.513mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 70mg 93mg Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 10.256g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 13.138g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 2.328g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Bockwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
4%
Kielbasa
54%
Bockwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Kielbasa
44%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.026g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 444mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.