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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, 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 than Bockwurst. While Liverwurst has 4091µg of Vitamin A, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +669.6%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.8%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.07
Equal in Sodium - 756
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 13% 24% 19% 34% 57% 73% 99%
Contains more Iron +669.6%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.1%
Contains more Calcium +86.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.8%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.07
Equal in Sodium - 756

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 Vitamin B12 +1465.1%
Contains more Folate +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 819% 0% 0% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 1683% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 16% 8% 0% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 108% 176% 13%
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 Vitamin B12 +1465.1%
Contains more Folate +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
262
Liverwurst
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
45
Bockwurst

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
74%
Liverwurst
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Liverwurst Bockwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Bockwurst
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 Cholesterol?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sugars (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liverwurst Bockwurst Opinion
Calories 305 301 Liverwurst
Protein 12.38 14.03 Bockwurst
Fats 25.45 25.87 Bockwurst
Vitamin C 3.5 3.2 Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89 2.95 Liverwurst
Cholesterol 118 93 Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0 Bockwurst
Iron 8.85 1.15 Liverwurst
Calcium 22 41 Bockwurst
Potassium 170 270 Bockwurst
Magnesium 12 26 Bockwurst
Sugars 1.65 1.33 Bockwurst
Fiber 2.5 1 Liverwurst
Copper 0.24 0.1 Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3 2.07 Liverwurst
Starch 0 Bockwurst
Phosphorus 230 169 Liverwurst
Sodium 700 756 Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636 256 Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.38 Bockwurst
Vitamin D 0 Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.272 0.193 Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03 0.233 Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3 5.616 Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 2.95 0.891 Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.378 Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46 0.86 Liverwurst
Vitamin K 70.2 Bockwurst
Folate 30 17 Liverwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.925 10.256 Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286 13.138 Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427 2.328 Liverwurst
Tryptophan 0.151 153 Bockwurst
Threonine 0.671 0.613 Liverwurst
Isoleucine 0.653 0.677 Bockwurst
Leucine 1.139 1.107 Liverwurst
Lysine 1.155 1.166 Bockwurst
Methionine 0.285 0.333 Bockwurst
Phenylalanine 0.617 0.556 Liverwurst
Valine 0.857 0.767 Liverwurst
Histidine 0.448 0.513 Bockwurst
Fructose 0.01 Bockwurst

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.