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Liverwurst vs. Bockwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Liverwurst and Bockwurst?

  • Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Phosphorus, yet Bockwurst is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Liverwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 525% more.
  • Liverwurst has 273 times more Vitamin A RAE than Bockwurst. While Liverwurst has 4091µg of Vitamin A RAE, Bockwurst has only 15µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Bockwurst is lower.

We used Liverwurst spread and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw types 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 Iron +669.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Selenium +413.3%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.8%
Contains more Manganese +10.3%
Equal in Sodium - 756
Equal in Zinc - 2.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80% 21% 317%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34% 23% 62%
Contains more Iron +669.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Selenium +413.3%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.8%
Contains more Manganese +10.3%
Equal in Sodium - 756
Equal in Zinc - 2.07

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 +5226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.1%
Contains more Folate +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1465.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 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 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 26% 176%
Contains more Vitamin A +5226.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.1%
Contains more Folate +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1465.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +99.7%
Contains more Protein +13.3%
Equal in Fats - 25.87
Equal in Water - 54.47
Equal in Other - 2.68
12% 25% 6% 54% 3%
Protein: 12.38 g
Fats: 25.45 g
Carbs: 5.89 g
Water: 53.53 g
Other: 2.75 g
14% 26% 3% 54% 3%
Protein: 14.03 g
Fats: 25.87 g
Carbs: 2.95 g
Water: 54.47 g
Other: 2.68 g
Contains more Carbs +99.7%
Contains more Protein +13.3%
Equal in Fats - 25.87
Equal in Water - 54.47
Equal in Other - 2.68

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Equal in Saturated Fat - 10.256
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 13.138
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.328
40% 50% 10%
Saturated Fat: 9.925 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.286 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.427 g
40% 51% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.256 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.138 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.328 g
Equal in Saturated Fat - 10.256
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 13.138
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 2.328

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liverwurst Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 1.95g Liverwurst
Protein 12.38g 14.03g Bockwurst
Fats 25.45g 25.87g Bockwurst
Carbs 5.89g 2.95g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 301kcal Liverwurst
Fructose 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 1.65g 1.33g Bockwurst
Fiber 2.5g 1g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 8.85mg 1.15mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 230mg 169mg Liverwurst
Potassium 170mg 270mg Bockwurst
Sodium 700mg 756mg Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3mg 2.07mg Liverwurst
Copper 0.24mg 0.1mg Liverwurst
Manganese 0.155mg 0.171mg Bockwurst
Selenium 58µg 11.3µg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 256IU Liverwurst
Vitamin A RAE 4091µg 15µg Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 3.5mg 3.2mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.272mg 0.193mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03mg 0.233mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 2.95mg 0.891mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.378mg Bockwurst
Folate 30µg 17µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg 0.86µg Liverwurst
Choline 46.4mg Bockwurst
Vitamin K 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.151mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 0.671mg 0.613mg Liverwurst
Isoleucine 0.653mg 0.677mg Bockwurst
Leucine 1.139mg 1.107mg Liverwurst
Lysine 1.155mg 1.166mg Bockwurst
Methionine 0.285mg 0.333mg Bockwurst
Phenylalanine 0.617mg 0.556mg Liverwurst
Valine 0.857mg 0.767mg Liverwurst
Histidine 0.448mg 0.513mg Bockwurst
Cholesterol 118mg 93mg Bockwurst
Saturated Fat 9.925g 10.256g Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 13.138g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 2.328g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Bockwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
242%
Liverwurst
54%
Bockwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
103%
Liverwurst
44%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.331g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/nutrients
  2. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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