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Knackwurst vs. Chicken wing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Knackwurst and Chicken wing different?

  • Knackwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1, however, Chicken wing is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Knackwurst is 39% higher.
  • Knackwurst contains 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Chicken wing. While Knackwurst contains 0.342mg of Vitamin B1, Chicken wing contains only 0.106mg.
  • Chicken wing has less Sodium.

Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Chicken, broilers or fryers, wing, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter are the varieties used 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 Potassium +44.2%
Contains more Zinc +20.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Iron +95.5%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.6%
Contains more Manganese +185.7%
Contains more Selenium +90.4%
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 6% 49% 12% 52% 13% 42% 38% 21% 8% 141%
Contains more Potassium +44.2%
Contains more Zinc +20.3%
Contains more Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Iron +95.5%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -65.6%
Contains more Manganese +185.7%
Contains more Selenium +90.4%
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 B1 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +372%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.152
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 27% 36% 99% 43% 70% 14% 32% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +372%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.152

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +27%
Contains more Water +19.7%
Contains more Other +130.8%
Contains more Protein +79%
Contains more Carbs +241.9%
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
20% 22% 11% 46%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 10.94 g
Water: 46.21 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Fats +27%
Contains more Water +19.7%
Contains more Other +130.8%
Contains more Protein +79%
Contains more Carbs +241.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +43%
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +73.6%
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
29% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 5.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.96 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.07 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +43%
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +73.6%

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 wing
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Chicken wing Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 10.64g Chicken wing
Protein 11.1g 19.87g Chicken wing
Fats 27.7g 21.81g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 10.94g Chicken wing
Calories 307kcal 324kcal Chicken wing
Fiber 0g 0.3g Chicken wing
Calcium 11mg 20mg Chicken wing
Iron 0.66mg 1.29mg Chicken wing
Magnesium 11mg 16mg Chicken wing
Phosphorus 98mg 121mg Chicken wing
Potassium 199mg 138mg Knackwurst
Sodium 930mg 320mg Chicken wing
Zinc 1.66mg 1.38mg Knackwurst
Copper 0.06mg 0.063mg Chicken wing
Manganese 0.021mg 0.06mg Chicken wing
Selenium 13.5µg 25.7µg Chicken wing
Vitamin A 0IU 113IU Chicken wing
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 34µg Chicken wing
Vitamin E 0.57mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.106mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.152mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 5.265mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 0.71mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.3mg Chicken wing
Folate 2µg 18µg Chicken wing
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 0.25µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg Knackwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg Knackwurst
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.219mg Chicken wing
Threonine 0.432mg 0.795mg Chicken wing
Isoleucine 0.639mg 0.941mg Chicken wing
Leucine 0.874mg 1.421mg Chicken wing
Lysine 1.01mg 1.474mg Chicken wing
Methionine 0.276mg 0.499mg Chicken wing
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 0.785mg Chicken wing
Valine 0.639mg 0.953mg Chicken wing
Histidine 0.314mg 0.547mg Chicken wing
Cholesterol 60mg 79mg Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 5.83g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.04g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.02g Chicken wing
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 8.96g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 5.07g Chicken wing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Knackwurst Chicken wing
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
25%
Chicken wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
38%
Chicken wing

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing contains less Sodium (difference - 610mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.38g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing 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. Chicken wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173628/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.