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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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
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 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 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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 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 Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Veal Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 24.38g Veal
Fats 17.6g 7.56g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 172kcal Kielbasa
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 17mg Veal
Iron 1.24mg 0.99mg Kielbasa
Magnesium mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus mg 217mg Veal
Potassium mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 1200mg 83mg Veal
Zinc mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin D IU 0IU Veal
Vitamin D µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.07mg Veal
Vitamin B2 mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 µg 1.27µg Veal
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 70mg 103mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 2.84g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 0.55g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Veal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
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
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 food.
Protein
79%
Kielbasa
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Veal
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
35%
Veal

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 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. 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.