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Liverwurst vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Liverwurst and Cervelat different?

  • Liverwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, however Cervelat is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Liverwurst is 455% higher.
  • Liverwurst contains 4 times more Iron than Cervelat. While Liverwurst contains 8.85mg of Iron, Cervelat contains only 2.04mg.
  • Cervelat has less Cholesterol.

Liverwurst spread and Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork are the varieties used 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
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Contains more Iron +333.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.2%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%
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% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Contains more Calcium +144.4%
Contains more Iron +333.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.2%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +11.3%

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 B1 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.1%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31
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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.1%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +374.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.31

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 Cervelat
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 Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 3.33g Liverwurst
Protein 12.38g 17.45g Cervelat
Fats 25.45g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 5.89g 3.33g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.65g 0.85g Cervelat
Fiber 2.5g 0g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg 9mg Liverwurst
Iron 8.85mg 2.04mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg 14mg Cervelat
Phosphorus 230mg 111mg Liverwurst
Potassium 170mg 260mg Cervelat
Sodium 700mg 1300mg Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3mg 2.56mg Cervelat
Copper 0.24mg 0.15mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 0IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Cervelat
Vitamin D IU 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 3.5mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.272mg 0.15mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03mg 0.33mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 4.31mg Cervelat
Vitamin B5 2.95mg mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.26mg Cervelat
Folate 30µg 2µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg 5.5µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Cervelat
Tryptophan 0.151mg mg Liverwurst
Threonine 0.671mg mg Liverwurst
Isoleucine 0.653mg mg Liverwurst
Leucine 1.139mg mg Liverwurst
Lysine 1.155mg mg Liverwurst
Methionine 0.285mg mg Liverwurst
Phenylalanine 0.617mg mg Liverwurst
Valine 0.857mg mg Liverwurst
Histidine 0.448mg mg Liverwurst
Cholesterol 118mg 74mg Cervelat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.925g 11.51g Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 1.2g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Cervelat
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
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
56
Cervelat

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
3%
Cervelat
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 600mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.585g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cervelat
Cervelat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.