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Kielbasa vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Kielbasa and Meat

  • Kielbasa has more Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Meat is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Kielbasa covers your daily Sodium needs 50% more than Meat.
  • Meat contains 6 times less Monounsaturated Fat than Kielbasa. Kielbasa contains 8.27g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Meat contains 1.334g.
  • Meat has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Meat
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Meat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
41
Meat

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Meat
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
16%
Meat

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 Meat
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
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa Meat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1143mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Meat Opinion
Calories 226 143 Kielbasa
Protein 13.1 26.17 Meat
Fats 17.6 3.51 Kielbasa
Vitamin C 14.8 0 Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9 0 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70 73 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 1.24 1.15 Kielbasa
Calcium 6 Meat
Potassium 421 Meat
Magnesium 29 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 Meat
Zinc 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 267 Meat
Sodium 1200 57 Meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 Meat
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 Meat
Vitamin K 0 Meat
Folate 0 Meat
Trans Fat 0.033 Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 6.23 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27 1.334 Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33 0.506 Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.275 Meat
Threonine 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 Meat
Leucine 2.229 Meat
Lysine 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 Meat
Valine 1.367 Meat
Histidine 1.13 Meat
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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.