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Knackwurst vs. Pork — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Knackwurst and Pork

  • Knackwurst has more Vitamin B12, however, Pork is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Pork covers your daily Selenium needs 58% more than Knackwurst.
  • Pork has 15 times less Sodium than Knackwurst. Knackwurst has 930mg of Sodium, while Pork has 62mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Iron +31.8%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +151%
Contains more Potassium +112.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +44%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Selenium +235.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3.3% 25% 7.9% 42% 18% 121% 45% 20% 2.7% 74%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.7% 33% 20% 105% 37% 8.1% 65% 24% 1.2% 247%
Contains more Manganese +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Iron +31.8%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +151%
Contains more Potassium +112.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +44%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Selenium +235.6%

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin E +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.9%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +70.7%
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% 11% 33% 0% 86% 32% 51% 19% 39% 1.5% 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 0.42% 5.8% 39% 2% 219% 74% 94% 42% 107% 3.8% 88% 51% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +118.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.9%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +70.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +99%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +203.4%
Contains more Protein +146.1%
Equal in Water - 57.87
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% 58%
Protein: 27.32 g
Fats: 13.92 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.87 g
Other: 0.89 g
Contains more Fats +99%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +203.4%
Contains more Protein +146.1%
Equal in Water - 57.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +106.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +143.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.8%
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
41% 49% 10%
Saturated Fat: 5.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.19 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +106.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +143.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -48.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Pork Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 27.32g Pork
Fats 27.7g 13.92g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 242kcal Knackwurst
Calcium 11mg 19mg Pork
Iron 0.66mg 0.87mg Pork
Magnesium 11mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 98mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 199mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 930mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 1.66mg 2.39mg Pork
Copper 0.06mg 0.073mg Pork
Manganese 0.021mg 0.009mg Knackwurst
Selenium 13.5µg 45.3µg Pork
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Pork
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.29mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.1µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 2µg 5µg Pork
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 0.7µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg 93.9mg Pork
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Knackwurst
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.432mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.639mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 0.874mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 1.01mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.276mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 0.639mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.314mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 60mg 80mg Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 6.19g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 1.2g Knackwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Knackwurst Pork
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
56%
Pork
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
55%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 868mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.98g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
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 - $0.8)
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.