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Pot roast vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pot roast and Kielbasa?

  • Pot roast is higher in Iron, yet Kielbasa is higher in Vitamin C, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 50% more.
  • Pot roast has 2 times more Iron than Kielbasa. While Pot roast has 2.42mg of Iron, Kielbasa has only 1.24mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Kielbasa is lower.

We used Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked types 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 Iron +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%

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 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% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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.
Pot roast Kielbasa
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Kielbasa Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Protein 28.94g 13.1g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 17.6g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Calories 297kcal 226kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 1.24mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 174mg mg Pot roast
Potassium 231mg mg Pot roast
Sodium 47mg 1200mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 14.8mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 0.059mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283mg mg Pot roast
Folate 9µg µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg mg Pot roast
Threonine 1.156mg mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 70mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 6.23g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 8.27g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 2.33g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast 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
44
Pot roast
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
88%
Pot roast
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.318g)
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.