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Liverwurst vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Liverwurst and Kielbasa

  • Liverwurst has more Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Kielbasa is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Liverwurst covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 455% more than Kielbasa.
  • Kielbasa contains 7 times less Iron than Liverwurst. Liverwurst contains 8.85mg of Iron, while Kielbasa contains 1.24mg.
  • Kielbasa has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Liverwurst spread and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, 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 Iron +613.7%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +613.7%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%

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 +322.9%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +322.9%

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 Kielbasa
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liverwurst Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 12.38g 13.1g Kielbasa
Fats 25.45g 17.6g Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89g 3.9g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 226kcal Liverwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.65g 0g Kielbasa
Fiber 2.5g 0g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg mg Liverwurst
Iron 8.85mg 1.24mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg mg Liverwurst
Phosphorus 230mg mg Liverwurst
Potassium 170mg mg Liverwurst
Sodium 700mg 1200mg Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3mg mg Liverwurst
Copper 0.24mg mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 0IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 3.5mg 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.272mg mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B2 1.03mg mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B5 2.95mg mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg mg Liverwurst
Folate 30µg µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K µg µg
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 70mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.925g 6.23g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 8.27g Liverwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 2.33g Liverwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Kielbasa
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
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
25
Kielbasa

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 500mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.695g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.