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Knackwurst vs. Canadian bacon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Knackwurst and Canadian bacon?

  • Knackwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, while Canadian bacon is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Choline, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Canadian bacon's daily need coverage for Selenium is 67% higher.
  • Canadian bacon has 10 times less Saturated Fat than Knackwurst. Knackwurst has 10.21g of Saturated Fat, while Canadian bacon has 1.039g.

We used Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Canadian bacon, cooked, pan-fried types in this comparison.

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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 +57.1%
Contains more Iron +17.9%
Contains more Manganese +31.3%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.3%
Contains more Potassium +402%
Contains more Selenium +273.3%
Equal in Sodium - 993
Equal in Zinc - 1.73
Equal in Copper - 0.063
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% 22% 20% 133% 89% 130% 48% 21% 3% 275%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +17.9%
Contains more Manganese +31.3%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.3%
Contains more Potassium +402%
Contains more Selenium +273.3%
Equal in Sodium - 993
Equal in Zinc - 1.73
Equal in Copper - 0.063

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 +39%
Contains more Vitamin D +450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +265.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +90.5%
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 0% 9% 6% 0% 168% 43% 188% 44% 65% 3% 54% 58% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +39%
Contains more Vitamin D +450%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +265.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +90.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +896.4%
Contains more Carbs +77.8%
Contains more Protein +155%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Other +70.7%
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
28% 3% 2% 63% 5%
Protein: 28.31 g
Fats: 2.78 g
Carbs: 1.8 g
Water: 62.5 g
Other: 4.61 g
Contains more Fats +896.4%
Contains more Carbs +77.8%
Contains more Protein +155%
Contains more Water +13%
Contains more Other +70.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +920.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +502.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
37% 45% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.255 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.485 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +920.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +502.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Canadian bacon Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 1.8g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 28.31g Canadian bacon
Fats 27.7g 2.78g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 1.8g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 146kcal Knackwurst
Sugar 0g 1.2g Knackwurst
Calcium 11mg 7mg Knackwurst
Iron 0.66mg 0.56mg Knackwurst
Magnesium 11mg 27mg Canadian bacon
Phosphorus 98mg 309mg Canadian bacon
Potassium 199mg 999mg Canadian bacon
Sodium 930mg 993mg Knackwurst
Zinc 1.66mg 1.73mg Canadian bacon
Copper 0.06mg 0.063mg Canadian bacon
Manganese 0.021mg 0.016mg Knackwurst
Selenium 13.5µg 50.4µg Canadian bacon
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.41mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 9IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0.2µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.669mg Canadian bacon
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.185mg Canadian bacon
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 9.988mg Canadian bacon
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 0.72mg Canadian bacon
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.28mg Canadian bacon
Folate 2µg 4µg Canadian bacon
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 0.43µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg 104.8mg Canadian bacon
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0.2µg Knackwurst
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.332mg Canadian bacon
Threonine 0.432mg 1.226mg Canadian bacon
Isoleucine 0.639mg 1.32mg Canadian bacon
Leucine 0.874mg 2.294mg Canadian bacon
Lysine 1.01mg 2.479mg Canadian bacon
Methionine 0.276mg 0.764mg Canadian bacon
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 1.158mg Canadian bacon
Valine 0.639mg 1.41mg Canadian bacon
Histidine 0.314mg 1.134mg Canadian bacon
Cholesterol 60mg 67mg Knackwurst
Trans Fat 0.008g Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 1.039g Canadian bacon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Canadian bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.006g Canadian bacon
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 1.255g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 0.485g Knackwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.014g Canadian bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.36g Canadian bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Canadian bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.011g Canadian bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Canadian bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.008g Canadian bacon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Knackwurst Canadian bacon
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
49%
Canadian bacon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
74%
Canadian bacon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Canadian bacon
Canadian bacon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.171g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Canadian bacon
Canadian bacon is relatively richer in minerals
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 ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Canadian bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168383/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.