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Kielbasa vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Kielbasa and Veal?

  • Kielbasa is higher in Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat, yet Veal is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 49% more.
  • Kielbasa has 4 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Veal. While Kielbasa has 2.33g of Polyunsaturated fat, Veal has only 0.55g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Veal is lower.

We used Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled types in this article.

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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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Veal
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 6% 30% 18% 35% 106% 93% 11%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%

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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Veal
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% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
4
Kielbasa
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
42
Veal

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 the food
Protein
79%
Kielbasa
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Veal
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
35%
Veal

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kielbasa Veal
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Veal
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?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 1117mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.19g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kielbasa Veal Opinion
Calories 226 172 Kielbasa
Protein 13.1 24.38 Veal
Fats 17.6 7.56 Kielbasa
Vitamin C 14.8 0 Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9 0 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70 103 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 1.24 0.99 Kielbasa
Calcium 17 Veal
Potassium 337 Veal
Magnesium 24 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.103 Veal
Zinc 3.87 Veal
Starch
Phosphorus 217 Veal
Sodium 1200 83 Veal
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.15 Veal
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.07 Veal
Vitamin B2 0.27 Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39 Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27 Veal
Vitamin K 1.2 Veal
Folate 11 Veal
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.23 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27 2.84 Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33 0.55 Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.247 Veal
Threonine 1.065 Veal
Isoleucine 1.201 Veal
Leucine 1.94 Veal
Lysine 2.009 Veal
Methionine 0.569 Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984 Veal
Valine 1.347 Veal
Histidine 0.885 Veal
Fructose

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 of 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.