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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
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
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 the food
Protein
157%
Meat
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
16%
Meat
81%
Kielbasa

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.
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 Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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

References

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