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Knackwurst vs. Duck meat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Knackwurst and Duck meat different?

  • Knackwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1, while Duck meat is higher in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Knackwurst covers your daily need of Sodium 38% more than Duck meat.
  • Knackwurst contains 4 times more Vitamin B12 than Duck meat. Knackwurst contains 1.18µg of Vitamin B12, while Duck meat contains 0.3µg.
  • Duck meat is lower in Sodium.

Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Duck, domesticated, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types were 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 Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Iron +309.1%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +12%
Contains more Copper +278.3%
Contains more Selenium +48.1%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 204
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
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 4% 102% 12% 67% 18% 8% 51% 76% 3% 110%
Contains more Manganese +10.5%
Contains more Iron +309.1%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Zinc +12%
Contains more Copper +278.3%
Contains more Selenium +48.1%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 204
Equal in Manganese - 0.019

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 D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +293.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.18
Equal in Choline - 50.4
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% 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 13% 14% 3% 0% 44% 63% 91% 66% 42% 5% 38% 28% 13%
Contains more Vitamin D +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +293.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.18
Equal in Choline - 50.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +229.3%
Contains more Protein +71.1%
Equal in Fats - 28.35
Equal in Water - 51.84
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
19% 28% 52%
Protein: 18.99 g
Fats: 28.35 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.84 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +229.3%
Contains more Protein +71.1%
Equal in Fats - 28.35
Equal in Water - 51.84

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.67
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 12.9
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
37% 49% 14%
Saturated Fat: 9.67 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.9 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.65 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 9.67
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 12.9

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Knackwurst Duck 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 Duck meat Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 18.99g Duck meat
Fats 27.7g 28.35g Duck meat
Carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 337kcal Duck meat
Calcium 11mg 11mg
Iron 0.66mg 2.7mg Duck meat
Magnesium 11mg 16mg Duck meat
Phosphorus 98mg 156mg Duck meat
Potassium 199mg 204mg Duck meat
Sodium 930mg 59mg Duck meat
Zinc 1.66mg 1.86mg Duck meat
Copper 0.06mg 0.227mg Duck meat
Manganese 0.021mg 0.019mg Knackwurst
Selenium 13.5µg 20µg Duck meat
Vitamin A 0IU 210IU Duck meat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 63µg Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.7mg Duck meat
Vitamin D 44IU 3IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0.1µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.174mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.269mg Duck meat
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 4.825mg Duck meat
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 1.098mg Duck meat
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.18mg Duck meat
Folate 2µg 6µg Duck meat
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 0.3µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg 50.4mg Knackwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg 5.1µg Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.232mg Duck meat
Threonine 0.432mg 0.773mg Duck meat
Isoleucine 0.639mg 0.872mg Duck meat
Leucine 0.874mg 1.465mg Duck meat
Lysine 1.01mg 1.486mg Duck meat
Methionine 0.276mg 0.475mg Duck meat
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 0.752mg Duck meat
Valine 0.639mg 0.938mg Duck meat
Histidine 0.314mg 0.462mg Duck meat
Cholesterol 60mg 84mg Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 9.67g Duck meat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 12.9g Duck meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 3.65g Duck meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Knackwurst Duck 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
32%
Duck meat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
45%
Duck meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
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 - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 871mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.54g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Duck meat
Duck meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Duck meat
Duck 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. Duck meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172409/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.