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Knackwurst vs. Chicken meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Knackwurst and Chicken meat?

  • Knackwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1, however, Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus.
  • Knackwurst's daily need coverage for Sodium is 37% more.
  • Chicken meat contains 5 times less Vitamin B1 than Knackwurst. Knackwurst contains 0.342mg of Vitamin B1, while Chicken meat contains 0.063mg.
  • Chicken meat has less Sodium.

We used Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +90.9%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.9%
Contains more Selenium +77%
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Equal in Manganese - 0.02
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 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22% 3% 131%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +90.9%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.9%
Contains more Selenium +77%
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Equal in Manganese - 0.02

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 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +293.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 36% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +293.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +103.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +145.9%
Equal in Water - 59.45
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
27% 14% 59%
Protein: 27.3 g
Fats: 13.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.45 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Fats +103.7%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Protein +145.9%
Equal in Water - 59.45

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +139.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.97
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
31% 44% 25%
Saturated Fat: 3.79 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.97 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +139.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.97

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 meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 27.7g 13.6g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 239kcal Knackwurst
Calcium 11mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 0.66mg 1.26mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 11mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 98mg 182mg Chicken meat
Potassium 199mg 223mg Chicken meat
Sodium 930mg 82mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.66mg 1.94mg Chicken meat
Copper 0.06mg 0.066mg Chicken meat
Manganese 0.021mg 0.02mg Knackwurst
Selenium 13.5µg 23.9µg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 48µg Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.27mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 2IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.063mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.168mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 2µg 5µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 0.3µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg 65.9mg Chicken meat
Vitamin K 1.6µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 0.432mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.639mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 0.874mg 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 1.01mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.276mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 0.639mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.314mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 60mg 88mg Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 3.79g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.04g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken meat
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.02g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 5.34g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Knackwurst Chicken meat
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
36%
Chicken meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
38%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 848mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.42g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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 meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.