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Leberkäse vs. Headcheese — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Leberkäse and Headcheese

  • Headcheese contains less Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Copper, and Folate than Leberkäse.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Leberkäse is 979% higher.
  • Headcheese is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Liver cheese, pork and Headcheese, pork.

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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 Iron +622%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +269.6%
Contains more Potassium +629%
Contains more Zinc +281.4%
Contains more Copper +213.9%
Contains more Selenium +36400%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -23.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 407% 9% 89% 20% 160% 101% 128% 27% 200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 57% 7% 24% 3% 123% 27% 41% 0% 1%
Contains more Iron +622%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +269.6%
Contains more Potassium +629%
Contains more Zinc +281.4%
Contains more Copper +213.9%
Contains more Selenium +36400%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -23.2%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +821.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1836.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2574.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147.4%
Contains more Folate +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2238.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1050% 0% 0% 10% 53% 514% 221% 213% 109% 78% 3069% 0% 0%
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% 5% 27% 0% 6% 27% 9% 0% 44% 2% 132% 57% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +821.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1836.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2574.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +147.4%
Contains more Folate +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +2238.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +134.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +144.8%
Contains more Water +37.8%
Equal in Protein - 13.83
15% 26% 2% 54% 4%
Protein: 15.2 g
Fats: 25.6 g
Carbs: 2.1 g
Water: 53.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
14% 11% 74%
Protein: 13.83 g
Fats: 10.9 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.84 g
Other: 1.43 g
Contains more Fats +134.9%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +144.8%
Contains more Water +37.8%
Equal in Protein - 13.83

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +118.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +201.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62%
36% 50% 14%
Saturated Fat: 8.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.42 g
34% 55% 11%
Saturated Fat: 3.402 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.601 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.134 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +118.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +201.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Leberkäse Headcheese Opinion
Net carbs 2.1g 0g Leberkäse
Protein 15.2g 13.83g Leberkäse
Fats 25.6g 10.9g Leberkäse
Carbs 2.1g 0g Leberkäse
Calories 304kcal 157kcal Leberkäse
Calcium 8mg 16mg Headcheese
Iron 10.83mg 1.5mg Leberkäse
Magnesium 12mg 9mg Leberkäse
Phosphorus 207mg 56mg Leberkäse
Potassium 226mg 31mg Leberkäse
Sodium 1225mg 941mg Headcheese
Zinc 3.7mg 0.97mg Leberkäse
Copper 0.383mg 0.122mg Leberkäse
Manganese 0.2mg Leberkäse
Selenium 36.5µg 0.1µg Leberkäse
Vitamin A 17490IU 0IU Leberkäse
Vitamin A RAE 5252µg 0µg Leberkäse
Vitamin E 0.25mg Headcheese
Vitamin D 37IU Headcheese
Vitamin D 0.9µg Headcheese
Vitamin C 3mg 0mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B1 0.212mg 0.023mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B2 2.227mg 0.115mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B3 11.768mg 0.44mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B5 3.536mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B6 0.47mg 0.19mg Leberkäse
Folate 104µg 2µg Leberkäse
Vitamin B12 24.55µg 1.05µg Leberkäse
Choline 104.1mg Headcheese
Vitamin K 3.4µg Headcheese
Tryptophan 0.206mg Leberkäse
Threonine 0.651mg Leberkäse
Isoleucine 0.631mg Leberkäse
Leucine 1.331mg Leberkäse
Lysine 1.178mg Leberkäse
Methionine 0.342mg Leberkäse
Phenylalanine 0.716mg Leberkäse
Valine 0.806mg Leberkäse
Histidine 0.393mg Leberkäse
Cholesterol 174mg 69mg Headcheese
Saturated Fat 8.96g 3.402g Headcheese
Monounsaturated Fat 12.26g 5.601g Leberkäse
Polyunsaturated fat 3.42g 1.134g Leberkäse

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Leberkäse Headcheese
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
409%
Leberkäse
24%
Headcheese
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
114%
Leberkäse
28%
Headcheese

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Headcheese
Headcheese contains less Sodium (difference - 284mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.558g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Headcheese
Headcheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Leberkäse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173869/nutrients
  2. Headcheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171630/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.