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Knackwurst vs. Braunschweiger — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Knackwurst and Braunschweiger

  • Knackwurst has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Choline, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Braunschweiger's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 788% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Braunschweiger (a liver sausage), pork.

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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 Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +1597%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +69.3%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Manganese +638.1%
Contains more Selenium +329.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 199
Equal in Sodium - 977
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 25% 8% 43% 18% 122% 46% 20% 3% 74%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 420% 8% 72% 18% 128% 77% 80% 21% 317%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +1597%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +69.3%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Manganese +638.1%
Contains more Selenium +329.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 199
Equal in Sodium - 977

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 E +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +989.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +956.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.1%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1602.5%
Contains more Choline +365.3%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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% 12% 34% 0% 86% 33% 52% 20% 40% 2% 148% 30% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 844% 7% 36% 0% 63% 352% 157% 203% 77% 33% 2512% 140% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +989.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +956.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.1%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1602.5%
Contains more Choline +365.3%
Equal in Vitamin D - 1.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +30.6%
Contains more Other +22.2%
Equal in Fats - 28.5
Equal in Carbs - 3.1
Equal in Water - 50.6
11% 28% 3% 55% 3%
Protein: 11.1 g
Fats: 27.7 g
Carbs: 3.2 g
Water: 55.3 g
Other: 2.7 g
15% 29% 3% 51% 3%
Protein: 14.5 g
Fats: 28.5 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 50.6 g
Other: 3.3 g
Contains more Protein +30.6%
Contains more Other +22.2%
Equal in Fats - 28.5
Equal in Carbs - 3.1
Equal in Water - 50.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.307
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 12.731
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.193
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
37% 50% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.307 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.731 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.193 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.307
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 12.731
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.193

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Braunschweiger Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 3.1g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 14.5g Braunschweiger
Fats 27.7g 28.5g Braunschweiger
Carbs 3.2g 3.1g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 327kcal Braunschweiger
Calcium 11mg 9mg Knackwurst
Iron 0.66mg 11.2mg Braunschweiger
Magnesium 11mg 11mg
Phosphorus 98mg 168mg Braunschweiger
Potassium 199mg 199mg
Sodium 930mg 977mg Knackwurst
Zinc 1.66mg 2.81mg Braunschweiger
Copper 0.06mg 0.24mg Braunschweiger
Manganese 0.021mg 0.155mg Braunschweiger
Selenium 13.5µg 58µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin A 0IU 14051IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 4220µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.35mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 48IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 1.1µg 1.2µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.249mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 1.525mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 8.368mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 3.38mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.33mg Braunschweiger
Folate 2µg 44µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 20.09µg Braunschweiger
Choline 55mg 255.9mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.145mg Braunschweiger
Threonine 0.432mg 0.534mg Braunschweiger
Isoleucine 0.639mg 0.484mg Knackwurst
Leucine 0.874mg 1.032mg Braunschweiger
Lysine 1.01mg 0.909mg Knackwurst
Methionine 0.276mg 0.311mg Braunschweiger
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 0.553mg Braunschweiger
Valine 0.639mg 0.616mg Knackwurst
Histidine 0.314mg 0.32mg Braunschweiger
Cholesterol 60mg 180mg Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 9.307g Braunschweiger
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 12.731g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 3.193g Braunschweiger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Knackwurst Braunschweiger
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
35%
Knackwurst
340%
Braunschweiger
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
114%
Braunschweiger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 120mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.903g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Knackwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173867/nutrients
  2. Braunschweiger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171621/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.