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Meat vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Meat and Kielbasa

  • Meat has less Vitamin C, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Kielbasa covers your daily Sodium needs 50% more than Meat.
  • Meat has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted 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
Meat
7
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Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.24

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
Meat
10
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 26.17g 13.1g Meat
Fats 3.51g 17.6g Kielbasa
Carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Calories 143kcal 226kcal Kielbasa
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg mg Meat
Iron 1.15mg 1.24mg Kielbasa
Magnesium 29mg mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg mg Meat
Potassium 421mg mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 1200mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Meat
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.95mg mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg mg Meat
Folate 0µg µg Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57µg µg Meat
Vitamin K 0µg µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.275mg mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 70mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat 0.033g g Kielbasa
Saturated Fat 1.198g 6.23g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 8.27g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 2.33g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Kielbasa
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
65
Meat
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
16%
Meat
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1143mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.