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Knackwurst vs. Roast beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Knackwurst and Roast beef

  • Knackwurst has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin D, while Roast beef has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Knackwurst's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 44% higher.
  • Roast beef contains 44 times less Vitamin D than Knackwurst. Knackwurst contains 44IU of Vitamin D, while Roast beef contains 1IU.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Roast beef is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Knackwurst, knockwurst, pork, beef and Roast beef, deli style, prepackaged, sliced.

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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 +120%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Contains more Iron +210.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Contains more Potassium +225.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.8%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Equal in Sodium - 853
Equal in Selenium - 14.7
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 2% 77% 15% 104% 58% 112% 88% 29% 2% 81%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Manganese +40%
Contains more Iron +210.6%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +146.9%
Contains more Potassium +225.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.8%
Contains more Copper +43.3%
Equal in Sodium - 853
Equal in Selenium - 14.7

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 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +695.3%
Contains more Choline +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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 1% 10% 0% 0% 11% 50% 105% 34% 107% 4% 256% 24% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +695.3%
Contains more Choline +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.6%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +650.7%
Contains more Carbs +400%
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Other +23.3%
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% 4% 74% 3%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 3.69 g
Carbs: 0.64 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 3.33 g
Contains more Fats +650.7%
Contains more Carbs +400%
Contains more Protein +67.7%
Contains more Water +33.3%
Contains more Other +23.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +742.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +981.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%
39% 49% 11%
Saturated Fat: 10.21 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.81 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.92 g
42% 49% 9%
Saturated Fat: 1.318 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.521 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.27 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +742.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +981.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Knackwurst Roast beef Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 0.64g Knackwurst
Protein 11.1g 18.62g Roast beef
Fats 27.7g 3.69g Knackwurst
Carbs 3.2g 0.64g Knackwurst
Calories 307kcal 115kcal Knackwurst
Sugar 0g 0.29g Knackwurst
Calcium 11mg 5mg Knackwurst
Iron 0.66mg 2.05mg Roast beef
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Roast beef
Phosphorus 98mg 242mg Roast beef
Potassium 199mg 647mg Roast beef
Sodium 930mg 853mg Roast beef
Zinc 1.66mg 3.2mg Roast beef
Copper 0.06mg 0.086mg Roast beef
Manganese 0.021mg 0.015mg Knackwurst
Selenium 13.5µg 14.7µg Roast beef
Vitamin A 0IU 11IU Roast beef
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Roast beef
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.49mg Knackwurst
Vitamin D 44IU 1IU Knackwurst
Vitamin D 1.1µg 0µg Knackwurst
Vitamin B1 0.342mg 0.043mg Knackwurst
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.213mg Roast beef
Vitamin B3 2.734mg 5.581mg Roast beef
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 0.566mg Roast beef
Vitamin B6 0.17mg 0.46mg Roast beef
Folate 2µg 5µg Roast beef
Vitamin B12 1.18µg 2.04µg Roast beef
Choline 55mg 43.9mg Knackwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.138mg Knackwurst
Threonine 0.432mg Knackwurst
Isoleucine 0.639mg Knackwurst
Leucine 0.874mg Knackwurst
Lysine 1.01mg Knackwurst
Methionine 0.276mg Knackwurst
Phenylalanine 0.501mg Knackwurst
Valine 0.639mg Knackwurst
Histidine 0.314mg Knackwurst
Cholesterol 60mg 51mg Roast beef
Trans Fat 0.148g Knackwurst
Saturated Fat 10.21g 1.318g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.007g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.012g Roast beef
Monounsaturated Fat 12.81g 1.521g Knackwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.92g 0.27g Knackwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.14g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Roast beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Knackwurst Roast beef
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
46%
Roast beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Knackwurst
56%
Roast beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Roast beef
Roast beef contains less Sodium (difference - 77mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.892g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Roast beef
Roast beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Knackwurst
Knackwurst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
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. Roast beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174570/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.