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Knackwurst vs. Chicken gizzard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Knackwurst and Chicken gizzard

  • Knackwurst has more Vitamin B1, however, Chicken gizzard has more Selenium, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorus, Copper, and Choline.
  • Chicken gizzard's daily need coverage for Cholesterol is 103% more.
  • Knackwurst has 17 times more Sodium than Chicken gizzard. Knackwurst has 930mg of Sodium, while Chicken gizzard has 56mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Chicken, gizzard, all classes, cooked, simmered.

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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 Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.2%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Zinc +166.3%
Contains more Copper +168.3%
Contains more Manganese +252.4%
Contains more Selenium +204.4%
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 6% 120% 3% 81% 16% 8% 121% 54% 10% 225%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.2%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Iron +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Zinc +166.3%
Contains more Copper +168.3%
Contains more Manganese +252.4%
Contains more Selenium +204.4%

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 +185%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +89.8%
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% 4% 0% 0% 7% 49% 59% 29% 17% 4% 130% 57% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +185%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +89.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +933.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +173.8%
Contains more Water +22.8%
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
30% 3% 68%
Protein: 30.39 g
Fats: 2.68 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 67.93 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +933.6%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +173.8%
Contains more Water +22.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2326.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +727.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.4%
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
43% 34% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.353 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2326.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +727.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Chicken gizzard Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 30.39g Chicken gizzard
Fats 27.7g 2.68g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 154kcal Knackwurst
Calcium 11mg 17mg Chicken gizzard
Iron 0.66mg 3.19mg Chicken gizzard
Magnesium 11mg 3mg Knackwurst
Phosphorus 98mg 189mg Chicken gizzard
Potassium 199mg 179mg Knackwurst
Sodium 930mg 56mg Chicken gizzard
Zinc 1.66mg 4.42mg Chicken gizzard
Copper 0.06mg 0.161mg Chicken gizzard
Manganese 0.021mg 0.074mg Chicken gizzard
Selenium 13.5µg 41.1µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.2mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 0IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.026mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.21mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 3.12mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 0.468mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.071mg Knackwurst
Folate 2µg 5µg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 1.04µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg 104.4mg Chicken gizzard
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Knackwurst
Tryptophan 0.138mg Knackwurst
Threonine 0.432mg Knackwurst
Isoleucine 0.639mg Knackwurst
Leucine 0.874mg Knackwurst
Lysine 1.01mg Knackwurst
Methionine 0.276mg Knackwurst
Phenylalanine 0.501mg Knackwurst
Valine 0.639mg Knackwurst
Histidine 0.314mg Knackwurst
Cholesterol 60mg 370mg Knackwurst
Trans Fat 0.13g Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 0.67g Chicken gizzard
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 0.528g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 0.353g Knackwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.019g Chicken gizzard
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.003g Chicken gizzard
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Chicken gizzard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Knackwurst Chicken gizzard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
27%
Chicken gizzard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
64%
Chicken gizzard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 310mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard contains less Sodium (difference - 874mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.54g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken gizzard
Chicken gizzard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Chicken gizzard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171457/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.