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Liverwurst vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Liverwurst and Bratwurst

  • Liverwurst has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Phosphorus, while Bratwurst has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Liverwurst covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 455% more than Bratwurst.
  • Liverwurst contains 9 times more Iron than Bratwurst. While Liverwurst contains 8.85mg of Iron, Bratwurst contains only 1mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Bratwurst is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Liverwurst spread and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +785%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +66.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.47
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +785%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains less Sodium -17.5%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +66.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.47

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +327.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +404.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +383.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +327.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +404.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liverwurst Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 2g Liverwurst
Protein 12.38g 12.2g Liverwurst
Fats 25.45g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 5.89g 2g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 297kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.65g 0g Bratwurst
Fiber 2.5g 0g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg 7mg Liverwurst
Iron 8.85mg 1mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg 15mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 230mg 130mg Liverwurst
Potassium 170mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 700mg 848mg Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3mg 2.47mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.24mg 0.08mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 0IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 0mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.272mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03mg 0.213mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 3.11mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 2.95mg 0.69mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.2mg Bratwurst
Folate 30µg 4µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg 2.67µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.151mg 0.107mg Liverwurst
Threonine 0.671mg 0.465mg Liverwurst
Isoleucine 0.653mg 0.485mg Liverwurst
Leucine 1.139mg 0.81mg Liverwurst
Lysine 1.155mg 0.903mg Liverwurst
Methionine 0.285mg 0.364mg Bratwurst
Phenylalanine 0.617mg 0.405mg Liverwurst
Valine 0.857mg 0.464mg Liverwurst
Histidine 0.448mg 0.395mg Liverwurst
Cholesterol 118mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.925g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 8g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 1.58g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
262
Liverwurst
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
42
Bratwurst

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 food.
Protein
74%
Liverwurst
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 148mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.845g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
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.

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 to 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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.