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Kielbasa vs. Duck meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Kielbasa and Duck meat

  • Kielbasa has more Vitamin C, however, Duck meat has more Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Kielbasa is 50% higher.
  • Duck meat is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 more Iron +117.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
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 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76% 3% 110%
Contains more Iron +117.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%

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 +∞%
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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 13%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +19.6%
Contains more Other +314.6%
Contains more Protein +45%
Contains more Fats +61.1%
13% 18% 4% 62% 3%
Protein: 13.1 g
Fats: 17.6 g
Carbs: 3.9 g
Water: 62 g
Other: 3.4 g
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +19.6%
Contains more Other +314.6%
Contains more Protein +45%
Contains more Fats +61.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +56.7%
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 6.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.27 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.33 g
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +56.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kielbasa Duck meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 18.99g Duck meat
Fats 17.6g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg Duck meat
Iron 1.24mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 16mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 156mg Duck meat
Potassium 204mg Duck meat
Sodium 1200mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.86mg Duck meat
Copper 0.227mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.019mg Duck meat
Selenium 20µg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 63µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 3IU Duck meat
Vitamin D 0.1µg Duck meat
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.174mg Duck meat
Vitamin B2 0.269mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 4.825mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.18mg Duck meat
Folate 6µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 0.3µg Duck meat
Vitamin K 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.773mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.872mg Duck meat
Leucine 1.465mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.486mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.475mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.752mg Duck meat
Valine 0.938mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.462mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 70mg 84mg Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23g 9.67g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa Duck meat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
32%
Duck meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Kielbasa
45%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.44g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1141mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.