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Knackwurst vs. Pork spare ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Knackwurst and Pork spare ribs?

  • Knackwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, while Pork spare ribs are higher in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D, and Zinc.
  • Knackwurst's daily need coverage for Sodium is 37% higher.
  • Pork spare ribs have 3 times less Vitamin B12 than Knackwurst. Knackwurst has 1.18µg of Vitamin B12, while Pork spare ribs have 0.38µg.
  • Pork spare ribs are lower in Sodium.

We used Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Pork, fresh, spareribs, separable lean and fat, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +110%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.9%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Zinc +50.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +63%
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% 35% 12% 61% 22% 11% 69% 27% 2% 120%
Contains more Manganese +110%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.9%
Contains more Potassium +21.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Zinc +50.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Selenium +63%

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 +54.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.319
Equal in Choline - 59.7
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% 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% 8% 69% 0% 80% 58% 88% 38% 133% 0% 48% 33% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.1%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +79.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.319
Equal in Choline - 59.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +18.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Contains more Protein +39.4%
Equal in Water - 59.75
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
15% 23% 60%
Protein: 15.47 g
Fats: 23.4 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 59.75 g
Other: 1.38 g
Contains more Fats +18.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +95.7%
Contains more Protein +39.4%
Equal in Water - 59.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50%
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.4%
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
38% 43% 20%
Saturated Fat: 7.529 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.953 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50%
Contains less Saturated Fat -26.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Pork spare ribs Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 15.47g Pork spare ribs
Fats 27.7g 23.4g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 0g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 277kcal Knackwurst
Calcium 11mg 15mg Pork spare ribs
Iron 0.66mg 0.91mg Pork spare ribs
Magnesium 11mg 16mg Pork spare ribs
Phosphorus 98mg 141mg Pork spare ribs
Potassium 199mg 242mg Pork spare ribs
Sodium 930mg 81mg Pork spare ribs
Zinc 1.66mg 2.5mg Pork spare ribs
Copper 0.06mg 0.08mg Pork spare ribs
Manganese 0.021mg 0.01mg Knackwurst
Selenium 13.5µg 22µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.37mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 91IU Pork spare ribs
Vitamin D 1.1µg 2.3µg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.319mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.251mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 4.662mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 0.625mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.574mg Pork spare ribs
Folate 2µg 0µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 0.38µg Knackwurst
Choline 55mg 59.7mg Pork spare ribs
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Knackwurst
Tryptophan 0.138mg 0.163mg Pork spare ribs
Threonine 0.432mg 0.695mg Pork spare ribs
Isoleucine 0.639mg 0.761mg Pork spare ribs
Leucine 0.874mg 1.318mg Pork spare ribs
Lysine 1.01mg 1.435mg Pork spare ribs
Methionine 0.276mg 0.426mg Pork spare ribs
Phenylalanine 0.501mg 0.65mg Pork spare ribs
Valine 0.639mg 0.809mg Pork spare ribs
Histidine 0.314mg 0.668mg Pork spare ribs
Cholesterol 60mg 80mg Knackwurst
Trans Fat 0.222g Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 7.529g Pork spare ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 8.542g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 3.953g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.079g Pork spare ribs
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.146g Pork spare ribs
Omega-3 - ALA 0.081g Pork spare ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Knackwurst Pork spare ribs
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
42%
Pork spare ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
36%
Pork spare ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 849mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.681g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork spare ribs
Pork spare ribs is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Pork spare ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167853/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.